That Proverb About The Russian Bear That Mike Pence Quoted Doesn't Seem To Exist
The closest version to Pence's quote during the Vice Presidential debate came from...Mike Pence in 2014.
The first and only vice presidential debate was on Tuesday night and it certainly was two men sitting at a table yelling over each other, that's for sure.
In the course of the whole...thing, Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence quoted what he said was an old proverb about Russia.
But there's basically no examples of that phrase popping up anywhere on the Internet in a search for the term.
There IS one place where the phrase, or something close to it pops up: in a quote from one Michael Pence given to the National Review back in 2014.
So if Pence did come up with that quote himself, he'd better get it copyrighted ASAP. It's a good one.