Look at this f*cking muppet

Vice President Pence went to the Korean border yesterday for some tough talk, and we knew it was serious because he busted out his leather jacket and the stern, disappointed look he usually reserves for when women and gay people get more civil rights.

In South Korea, Pence promised to “abandon the failed policy of strategic patience” which has prevented war in Korea since 1953. But while he also said “Our hope is that we can resolve this issue peaceably,” his jacket had a clear message: butts are going to be kicked. Or – more likely – bombed while Pence is safely thousands of miles away.

Pence’s new style – now more of a “Negan’s grandpa” than his usual “Patrick Bateman’s pastor” look – has since incited waves of hysterical reactions on social media. Here are some of our favorites:

 

Nathan Wellman is a Los Angeles-based journalist, author, and playwright. His less-political Youtube channel can be found here. Follow him on Twitter: @LightningWOW