Twitter users on Wednesday had mixed reactions to Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisJoe Manchin should embrace paid leave — now The Hill's 12:30 Report: Biden defends disappointing jobs report Harris's office undergoes difficult reset MORE’s facial expressions aimed at Vice President Pence’s remarks during their debate.
From the first moments the two candidates went head to head at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, some praised Harris as she glared, and at times smiled and shook her head, at the vice president.
At one point, following Pence’s claims that both Harris and Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenMarcus Garvey's descendants call for Biden to pardon civil rights leader posthumously GOP grapples with chaotic Senate primary in Pennsylvania Trump social media startup receives commitment of billion from unidentified 'diverse group' of investors MORE want to “raise taxes” and implement a “$2 trillion Green New Deal,” the California senator responded by slowly shaking her head, smirking and quietly saying “wow.”
Harris later admonished Pence for interrupting her, turning to him and saying, “Mr. Vice President, I’m speaking. I’m speaking," a line she would reiterate throughout the debate.
Kamala's face—I am screaming right now pic.twitter.com/QiKbhdwUR3— Stefan Smith (@TheStefanSmith) October 8, 2020
VP Kamala Harris' face is every Black mom when she know you LYING— Megan Ming Francis (@meganfrancis) October 8, 2020
Pence in danger... pic.twitter.com/rRehnTf5Kn
“Saturday Night Live” Comedian Chris Redd said that the California senator “has the best ‘I can’t believe this bullshit right HERE’ face I have ever seen."
Kamala Harris has the best “I can’t believe this bullshit right HERE” face I have ever seen— Chris Redd (@Reddsaidit) October 8, 2020
Conservatives, however, did not have a positive view of Harris’s vivid reactions, with former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly tweeting, “Senator Harris is articulate but comes across as arrogant and the facial expressions are hurting her.”
At this point the debate is a draw. Vice President Pence is being too nice. Senator Harris is articulate but comes across as arrogant and the facial expressions are hurting her.— Bill O'Reilly (@BillOReilly) October 8, 2020
David Dudenhoefer, the GOP House candidate looking to replace Rep. Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibPelosi: Democrats can't allow 'indecent' Boebert comments to stand Omar, Muslim Democrats decry Islamophobia amid death threats September video shows Boebert made earlier comments suggesting Omar was a terrorist MORE (D) for her Michigan seat, said that Harris was “unlikable with her smug facial expressions.”
Kamala Harris is unlikable with her smug facial expressions. #VPDebate— David Dudenhoefer #ReplaceRashida Tlaib (@Dude4Liberty) October 8, 2020
Harris looks deeply uncomfortable. She should be. She's losing, and losing badly.— Ben Shapiro (@benshapiro) October 8, 2020