Mike Pence brought the Jedi mind trick he’s been practicing on the campaign trail to the vice presidential debate Tuesday evening. He consistently denied Donald Trump’s positions while simultaneously telling the audience how proud he was to defend them. At points, Pence even took umbrage at Trump’s own words, characterizing direct quotes as “insults” and smears.
For whatever else one might say about Tim Kaine’s debate performance, the Virginia senator delivered a fundamental truth about not just Pence, but Republicans as a whole this election: “[Pence] is asking everybody to vote for somebody that he cannot defend.”
Here were all the instances at the debate when Mike Pence failed to defend his running mate, and flat-out gaslighted America…….Every Time Mike Pence Lied About Trump at the VP Debate – Rolling Stone