This week’s Veep debate was an “epic showdown between Donald Trump’s conservative beard Mike Pence – a man who tried as hard as he could to turn Indiana into a Handmaid’s Tale theme park – and Hillary Clinton’s Care Bear Tim Kaine – a man who looks like he has his own line of frozen breakfast sausages,” Samantha Bee says.
On a special Wednesday episode of her TBS late-night show Full Frontal, Bee described Kaine’s performance as that of someone who “let the bright lights of the big boys stage get the best of him, and spent the evening barking like an over-eager puppy who’d been given one too many treats for his ‘speak’ trick.”
Pence, on the other hand, “showed himself to be an able running mate in the sense of running away from everything Trump has ever said…Pence lied all night, but he did it in such a soothing FM radio voice.”
After the debate, pundits declared Pence the winner on style points, and the frontrunner for the GOP nomination in 2020. So while Spanish-speaking Kaine got a post-debate call from Clinton saying, ‘That’s okay, Little Amigo, get off the mat and go charm some Miami Cubans,’ Pence, who committed the unpardonable sin of winning too good, probably woke up to a congratulatory horse head in his bed. Which is the second most horrifying thing the governor has gotten into bed with,” Bee said.
She also sent Full Frontal Correspondents Allana Harkin and Amy Hoggart out into the field, to speak to Trump supporters about the election being “rigged”: