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A Senator Just Tweeted A Photo Of Himself And No One Knows Why

Yep....that's you....senator....

Posted on October 4, 2018, at 5:57 p.m. ET

On Thursday — amid tense deliberations about Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination and his own public commentary on the matter — Sen. Patrick Leahy tweeted a photo of himself.

For what reason? No one knows. BuzzFeed News has reached out to his office to inquire.

The senator from Vermont was being quite active on the social media platform, tweeting and retweeting his thoughts on the FBI investigation into the allegations against Kavanaugh and about his "temperament."

And then, a selfie.

People were like, "K?"

@SenatorLeahy @gilbertjasono What is happening here

Some thought he looked great, though.

daddy 😍

Because does one ever need a reason to share a photo of themselves if one is feeling themselves?

Hey. When you're in your feels, you've just got to let the world know.

It was very humanizing and relatable.

when u take 40 selfies and finally get the rite angle

And the American people got the message loud and clear, senator.

I think every American, no matter their political stripe, can get behind this unifying message. Thank you, Senator Leahy.

no idea why you posted this, Patrick, but I like you.

Some wondered if he was hacked, or if the photo was actually of him. Leahy confirmed it was certainly his own selfie by retweeting the selfie and adding, "yep... that's me..."

yep... that's me...

And we were all like, "Yep...that's you..."

That is indeed you, my man.

No one knows exactly what is happening.

What's going on here?

It may just be a moment left unexplained, or it could be "a watershed moment in proving the versatility and adaptability of memes on the internet."

Senator Leahy tweeting his own photo was a watershed moment in proving the versatility and adaptability of memes on the internet. In this essay I....

Or we're all just a bit delirious from the week. After tweeting and confirming his selfie, Sen. Leahy proceeded to return to his regularly scheduled tweets.