Black Twitter Loves Kamala Harris’ ‘Black Mama Face’ Throughout VP Debate With Mike Pence




Senator Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence sat side-by-side (virtually) for the vice presidential debate on Wednesday (Oct. 7). The extremely anticipated face-off in Salt Lake Metropolis, Utah, which was way more civil than final week’s chaotic show between Donald Trump and Joe Biden, included moments the place Harris shortly pounced on the administration’s failed response to the coronavirus pandemic, the state of America’s financial system, the nation’s relationship with China after which dropped the mic calling out the president’s $750 tax fee. 

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“The American individuals have witnessed what’s the best failure of any presidential administration within the historical past of our nation,” mentioned Harris in her opening remarks about how Trump and Pence, who heads the White Home’s coronavirus process power, have mismanaged the lethal outbreak that has killed over 210,000 individuals. Harris continued by accusing Pence of  hiding the true particulars in regards to the pandemic from the American individuals. 

“They knew what was taking place and so they didn’t inform you,” she mentioned, talking on to the general public. “They knew and so they lined it up.” 

However lots of the moments that additionally stood out in the course of the debate have been when Harris’ facial expressions informed precisely how she was feeling in the meanwhile. Take for instance, throughout a dialogue when Harris mentioned that Biden is not going to improve taxes on anybody who makes $400K or extra a yr. Pence tried to interrupt her time and similar to any Black woman being talked over by a person, she reminded him with a smile, “Mr. Vice President, I’m talking.” 

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Black Twitter was right here for it and determined to let the world know the very last thing you wish to do is come for a Black lady earlier than she’s despatched for you. Listed here are among the greatest responses on the many faces of Kamala Harris. 

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