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Storified by Mandy Jenkins · Mon, Oct 22 2012 18:46:34
As the third and final debate between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney kicked off in Boca Raton, Fla. Monday night, many people on Twitter were scratching their heads as to the identity of the moderator.
who is this moderator?Rick Da Ruler
Is this Brian Williams? Who is the moderator.Jack Ferencz
Who is this moderator? Doesn't he have some bear traps to check on? #debateCB Wilkins
Who is this moderator? Grandpa Munster? #debatesCherrynimbus
A few people seemed to confuse Schieffer with the moderator of the first 2012 presidential debate, PBS Newshour's
is this the same Moderator as the First Debate?AJ
Oh good, Jim Lehrer's back as moderator. THAT WENT SO WELL LAST TIME. #debatesMadelyn Boyne
Many noted the age of the moderator as part of their confusion.
Is that the old guy from family guy? #DebatesLisa Patel
Who is the fossil for a moderator?Mrs.Waite_2U
Q: Who is Colonel Sanders grandfather? A: Tonight's Presidential Debate's Moderator #2012ElectionAshley McMillan
What a coincidence. The debate is in Boca and the moderator is like 100 years old. #PresidentialDebateMario Piz
who the hell is this moderator? father time? #debatesLauren S. Murphy
Am I the only one that finds the moderator of the #debate to be very similar to the 2 old muppets that make fun of everything???I'm getting there...
Father time moderates the #Debates tonight.ARoseIsStiLLaRoSe
How old is this moderator? #debates. He is going to get run over by both going over time.giggsy bear
Let the fun begin! #debates I hope this old guy blows up on each of them once or twice tonight!Tony Tengwall
Bob Schieffer is CBS News' chief Washington correspondent and has hosted the Sunday morning talk show "Face the Nation" since 1991. This is his third time serving as moderator of a presidential debate - he moderated debates between Obama and Sen. John McCain in 2008 and Sen. John Kerry and President George W. Bush in 2004.