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Joe Biden wastes no time capitalizing on the Mike Pence fly moment

That was quick.

Oct 7, 2020, 10:16 pm*

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Andrew Wyrich

Former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign wasted no time in capitalizing on Vice President Mike Pence having a fly land on his head during Thursday’s vice presidential debate.

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During the debate, Pence had a fly land on his head and it stayed there for around two minutes. The unexpected guest during Pence's debate with Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) immediately went wildly viral.

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And Biden's team is immediately cashing in on the virality.

Around the end of the debate, Biden tweeted out "flywillvote.com," which redirected to "iwillvote.com," a DNC site that allows people to see if they are registered to vote, register to vote, or learn more about voting in person or voting by mail.

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It wasn't even the first Pence fly related tweet Biden made during the debate. Just a few minutes earlier the former vice president tweeted a picture of himself holding a fly swatter, asking his followers to donate $5 to "help this campaign fly."

The quick domain buying didn't go unnoticed by people online.

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For a candidate that once mixed up a text message and website, the quick internet trolling is a step up.

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*First Published: Oct 7, 2020, 10:14 pm