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Kamala Harris's Response To Pence's Interruptions During The Debate Is A New Meme

"Can we make this a universal meme for responding to mansplaining."

Posted on October 7, 2020, at 11:16 p.m. ET

Julio Cortez / AP

Sen. Kamala Harris on Wednesday got a lot of attention online for how she reacted to repeated interruptions by her debate opponent, Vice President Mike Pence.

In between all the policy talk, many viewers had one big takeaway: Harris's reaction when Pence interrupted her is a whole mood.

@katiemarmino

Get him, girl! Harris is a queen among us! #bidenharris2020 #vpdebate2020 #fyp

♬ original sound - Katie Marmino

One great shot from the debate, captured in the reflection of the plexiglass put up to keep the candidates safely socially distanced, kind of said it all.

This is all black women tonight. Thank you to all the queens. I’m so proud of Kamala Harris tonight.

A lot of women said they could relate to being interrupted.

When you have to listen to mansplaining #VPDebate

Can we make this a universal meme for responding to mansplaining

Even fictional ones.

"Same energy."

During a few points, Harris called out Pence for interrupting her, telling the vice president, "I'm speaking."

@stephthescallion

stand your ground bb & use this sound #kamalaharris #VPdebate #vpdebate2020 #Affirmations #StrapBack

♬ original sound - Steph 🦋

And people loved it.

pence: i- kamala: Vice President, sir im SPEAKING

“IM SPEAKING” LET HER TALK DAMN

A lot of Harris's other facial expressions during Pence's time got the meme treatment as well.

Men brutally underestimate the sheer number of facial expressions women have to telegraph the emotions society bars them from expressing

Aunt Kamala wins the debate with these looks alone #VPDebate

@pumpkinflavoredjuulpod1

this is so entertaining #mikepence #kamalaharris #vpdebate2020 #foryoupage

♬ original sound - carlwheezer524


Kamala responding like when black women know yuh lying and she got all the receipts...

In conclusion, the consensus appeared to be: "Kamala is serving some moods tonight."

And many women felt inspired.

"I'm speaking." This should be a 101 taught to all young girls. Nobody taught us this in the '80s.


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