Mike Pence Is Really, Really Upset With Donald Trump

Indiana Governor Mike Pence isn’t even trying to defend Donald Trump’s comments about women as set forth in a decade-old video and audio:

Campaign reporters are saying that Pence and his people are beside themselves:

NBC News, meanwhile, is reporting that Pence has decided he will not be appearing as a surrogate for Trump at an event with Paul Ryan later today in Wisconsin. Originally, Trump himself was scheduled to appear but Ryan uninvited him from the event last as the

Much of the pearl clutching by panicked Republicans is really over the top. They knew what kind of man they were nominating. And they went ahead and did it anyway. Their outrage now is welcome, but far, far too late.

Of course, some of us have been warning about this man since last June and there were many people who didn’t listen. In response to their comments now, I am reminded of the words of Sheldon Cooper………. I informed you thusly.

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Doug Mataconis held a B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University and J.D. from George Mason University School of Law. He joined the staff of OTB in May 2010 and contributed a staggering 16,483 posts before his retirement in January 2020. He passed far too young in July 2021.


  1. Neil Hudelson says:

    Trump: Women, you gotta treat ’em like sh!t.

    GOP: HAHA! That’s ol’ Trump for you. Keeping it real.

    Trump: Specifically, this is how you treat them like sh!t.

    GOP: Oh well if you are going to be crass about it…

  2. michael reynolds says:

    @Neil Hudelson:

    The Republican Party stands firmly opposed to sexual assaults on women. . . if it looks like trouble for their re-election.

  3. CSK says:

    Fifteen million imbeciles voted for this disgusting slug. He won the primary. That made him the nominee fair and square, God help us.

  4. Denise says:

    The majority of Americans have spoken,” Donald Trump you’re fired .”

  5. I feel not one whit of sympathy for Pence’s plight.

    This is what happens when you are willing to sell your soul for power.