Mike Pence had a fly on his head for 2 full minutes

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Mikael Thalen


Published Oct 7, 2020   Updated Oct 7, 2020, 9:42 pm CDT

A fly landed on the head of Vice President Mike Pence during Wednesday evening’s debate, launching a firestorm on Twitter over the odd occurrence.

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During the first and only vice presidential debate, the fly appeared out of nowhere and spent what seemed like an eternity on Pence’s head.

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It wound up being there for two full minutes.

Twitter users reacted with shock and disgust as Pence spoke alongside Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) in what had been a relatively underwhelming debate.

The term “flies” began trending on Twitter as users weighed in on the bizarre event.

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Memes also started churning out not long after.

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Even members of Congress got in on he joke.

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This is not the first time a fly has landed on a politician during a debate. The same thing famously happened to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in 2016.

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*First Published: Oct 7, 2020, 9:35 pm CDT