On one hand, there was a lot less yelling during the vice presidential debate (opens in new tab) than the presidential (opens in new tab) one that preceded it. On the other hand, there was a lot of interrupting (opens in new tab), plenty of straight-up lies (opens in new tab), and some very odd segues. But there's one thing that the VP debate between Kamala Harris and Mike Pence provided much of: Memes. Memes! One of the only things that could possibly spark joy in an election like this one—in a year like this one, for that matter! We all need some good memes right now!
Plenty of the memes used Kamala Harris' truly epic side-eye as a jumping-off point. Others took aim at Pence. Whatever you thought of the debate, you no doubt need a laugh and a stiff drink, and while I can't provide the latter, please allow me to present the memes.
That Raised Eyebrow
It's the raised eyebrow for me pic.twitter.com/rnBDnAc26fOctober 8, 2020
The look your mama gives you when she knows you're telling her a lie and she lets you finish your story. #Debate2020 pic.twitter.com/LHhglppOMQOctober 8, 2020
I'm just going to leave this here. #VPDebate pic.twitter.com/UJjMOBluFFOctober 8, 2020
Mike Pence Kept Changing the Subject?
Me waiting on Mike Pence to actually answer the question he was asked pic.twitter.com/XAW7zJypCnOctober 8, 2020
Excuse Me, Buddy
Excuse me buddy, I’m talking. #FoxSoul #VoiceYourVote #VPDebate pic.twitter.com/LpTApAUOtfOctober 8, 2020
Listen to the Science!
“President Trump has made it clear we’re gonna listen to the science” #VPDebate pic.twitter.com/wY6fKkBuWKOctober 8, 2020
"our air is clearer than it's ever been." #VPDebate pic.twitter.com/V3WaKZ6g5COctober 8, 2020
Pence now asked about whether he believes climate change is real... #VPDebate pic.twitter.com/S8Z5gqJzVjOctober 8, 2020
This Expression, Though
THIS FACIAL EXPRESSION IS EVERYTHING!!! Ha! @KamalaHarris #VicePresidentialDebate pic.twitter.com/5EqF7TYq4TOctober 8, 2020
The face of a woman who did not come to play games with these men. #VPDebate #BidenHarris2020 pic.twitter.com/EDFhlDtHWIOctober 8, 2020
Every Woman Gets It
Every woman I know has given this look when some man attempts to mansplain or present an idea that isn’t theirs. #VPDebate pic.twitter.com/l02K8eIzO4October 8, 2020
Kamala Harris is speaking. Speaking the truth.#VPDebate pic.twitter.com/tWEBRMaunPOctober 8, 2020
permanent mood #VPDebate pic.twitter.com/sdOloYjLK0October 8, 2020
.@ fly would you be interested in an interview on my Instagram live? you’d be an iconic guest pic.twitter.com/XgXb76L124October 8, 2020
FINAL VP DEBATE RANKINGS1. Kamala Harris2. The fly3. Mike Pence pic.twitter.com/HybQZ2aCZDOctober 8, 2020
pence trying not to eject his tongue to catch and eat the fly on national television pic.twitter.com/pHVnQd0735October 8, 2020
there’s been a fly on pence’s head for minutes now and he doesn’t realize because he’s a reanimated corpse pic.twitter.com/lqkgFAatLjOctober 8, 2020
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