The first (and only) Vice Presidential debate took place tonight, in which Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris faced each other behind plexi glass shields—an extra precautionary step given the spread of COVID-19 currently happening across White House staff, including the President himself.
Just like during the first presidential debate—which was a disaster—Twitter was on fire today over how Senator Kamala Harris did not let VP Mike Pence cut her off or interrupt her, a feeling that most women (and probably all moms) can, unfortunately, relate to.
Here are the best tweets from the debate:
The look your mama gives you when she knows you're telling her a lie and she lets you finish your story.… https://t.co/Hc0LCTyLiW— Stephen Green (@PDXStephenG) 1602120111.0
"If you don’t mind letting me finish. We can have a conversation.” — Every woman that gets interrupted by a man EVER! #VPDebate— Motherly (@MotherlyMedia) 1602121023.0
Can @KamalaHarris give a masterclass on putting men who interrupt in their place? #VPDebate— reshmasaujani (@reshmasaujani) 1602120995.0
Kamala Harris is currently harnessing the collective energy of every woman who's ever been talked over, or talked d… https://t.co/llE4jRyyQD— Charlotte Clymer ️ (@cmclymer) 1602120941.0
“I’m speaking. I’M speaking.” I hope every little girl heard that. #VPDebate— Uzo Aduba (@UzoAduba) 1602121245.0
Mike Pence talking over and interrupting women and not listening to women who tell him his time is up is sexism. Period.— Zach Stafford (@ZachStafford) 1602122338.0
women know this feeling like we know our own names https://t.co/mvz7Wk5Uki— Krystie Lee Yandoli (@KrystieLYandoli) 1602123373.0
HE INTERRUPTED ME AND I’D LIKE TO JUST FINISH. Kamala speaks for all of us (women).— Jennifer Weiner (@jenniferweiner) 1602121034.0