Pence spotted buying Valentine’s flowers
— Greta Brawner (@gretabrawner) February 14, 2017
SPOTTED: Vice President Pence appearing flower commitment-phobic at a Whole Foods in Washington, opting for two different-colored bouquets while joining other last-minute Valentine’s Day shoppers.
The smiling VP was eyed clutching both a collection of pink roses, as well as an abundant red bouquet of the romantic flower on Tuesday, at the store in the District’s Glover Park neighborhood.
The upscale grocery store reopened last week after being temporarily closed by D.C.’s Department of Health for the “presence of insects, rodents and other pests on the premises.”
While pink roses signify “grace and elegance, as well as sweetness and poetic romance,” according to Reader’s Digest, the red version “represents true love.”
Pence and his wife, Karen, tied the knot in 1985.
UPDATE: One of the bouquets apparently went to Pence’s daughter, Charlotte. The vice president’s eldest daughter praised her dad’s Valentine’s Day prowess in an Instagram post:
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