“I bring greetings from the 45th president of the United States of America, President Donald Trump.”
Those are the words of Vice President Mike Pence, over the weekend at the Munich Security Conference. From Pence’s pause, it is obvious he was expecting a raucous round of applause for the mention of his boss’s name, but instead, he got nothing:
The internet noticed the awkward silence, and mocked Pence relentlessly for being a spineless sycophant.
Trump’s people, of course, had a different take:
Yeah, Sarah, that’s not what happened. I think you know that, too.