Vice President Mike Pence had an unexpected visitor during Wednesday night’s vice-presidential debate when a fly landed on his head and stayed there for an absurdly long time. A star was born.
The first presidential debate may have seemed like The Lord of the Flies, but it was the more sedate VP debate between Pence and Senator Kamala Harris that actually featured an appearance by one of the winged pests.
As Pence responded to a question about police killings, a fly rook up conspicuous residence on top of his head, and hung around for a solid two minutes. Social media erupted over the tiny guest star some in ways most unkind.
That fly on Pence’s head is a metaphor