Mike Pence reaffirms his complete political irrelevancy by trying to stage a comeback
Remember Mike Pence?
He was Trump’s lapdog, the man who reassured evangelicals in the 2016 election that Donald Trump had their back. Once in office, Trump returned the favor by questioning his loyalty and openly musing about removing Pence from the 2020 ticket. Pence’s political future went down in flames last January 6, after he certified Joe Biden’s election, despite pressure from Trump and insurrectionists chanting “Hang Mike Pence.”
Now, it’s fair to say no one likes Mike Pence.
That doesn’t stop him from trying to be relevant, however. As if anyone cared, Pence slammed President Biden’s proposed vaccine mandate.
“To have the president of the United States say that he’s been patient, but his patience is wearing thin, that’s not how the American people expect to be spoken to by our elected leaders,” Pence told Fox & Friends . “The president should simply continue, as we have done, to lead by example. Encourage people to take the vaccine, as Karen and I did on national television back in December.”
Yes, something that happened ten months ago is highly relevant to the problem today. Pence refused to acknowledge that the vaccine resistance that drove Biden to push for a mandate is the result […]