Our girl Susan Page (opens in new tab) has her mediating skills down in the vice presidential debate—but everyone has slip-ups now and then. Just a couple minutes into the debate, Page accidentally addressed Senator Kamala Harris as just "Kamala Harris," but not before immediately following up with "Senator Harris." Harris plays it cool, though, smiling and responding, "That's fine, I'm Kamala," which gave me immediate "your best friend's older sister who you idolized" vibes. Women! Are! Amazing! And! Very! Cool!
The internet loved the moment as much as I did, and if I could hang some of the tweets in the MOMA, I absolutely would. I'm still aren't over former Vice President Joe Biden telling President Donald Trump to shut up (opens in new tab), but I have a new moment to obsess over now. Here are some of my favorites, and don't forget to vote (opens in new tab) Nov. 3:
OMFG “it’s fine, i’m kamala!!” OK QUEEN, we stan conversational!!!!October 8, 2020
It’s fine, I’m Kamala! This woman is THE DOLL.October 8, 2020
sell me all the IT’S FINE I’M KAMALA merch pls and thank youOctober 8, 2020
Susan: “Kamala... I’m sorry, Senator Harris.”Sen. Harris: “It’s fine, I’m Kamala.”I’m so turned on right now. pic.twitter.com/aNQoDe6KGAOctober 8, 2020
It's Fine, I'm Kamala 2020October 8, 2020
Memorable lines in #VPDebate history: 1988: "Senator, you're no Jack Kennedy.”1992: “Who am I? Why am I here?” 2020: "It's fine, I'm Kamala."October 8, 2020
If there’s not an “It’s fine, I’m @Kamala” t-shirt in men’s sizes on the @JoeBiden website by the end of this debate I don’t even know anymoreOctober 8, 2020
Bianca Rodriguez is the Fashion & Luxury Commerce Manager at Hearst Magazines, covering fashion, beauty, and more for Cosmopolitan, Elle, Esquire, Harper’s BAZAAR, and Town & Country. She likes lounging about with a good book and thinks a closet without platform sneakers is a travesty.
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