GOP Congratulates Mike Pence On His Debate Victory, Hours Before the Debate Even Starts

The media in the “spin room” at Longwood University, Farmville VA. Photo via AP.
The media in the “spin room” at Longwood University, Farmville VA. Photo via AP.

It was truly a nail-biter: which vice-presidential candidate would the GOP declare the winner of tonight’s debate? Mike Pence? Mike Pence? Mike Pence? Tim Kaine’s skin, draped haphazardly over Mike Pence, peering out from beneath?

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Anyway, the GOP decided to go ahead and ruin the surprise by posting their debate thoughts hours and hours before the thing even happened. Here they are via writer Jared Dobias.

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That one quickly disappeared, and then these two, with only a slightly embarrassing lag time:

I hate spoilers, don’t you?

Anna Merlan was a Senior Reporter at G/O Media until September 2019. She's the author of Republic of Lies: American Conspiracy Theorists and Their Surprising Rise to Power.

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thenoblerenard
The Noble Renard

Funny, I used my time machine to go ahead and watch the debate and the only memorable moment for me was when Tim Kaine bludgeoned Mike Pence to death with a harmonica.