And Christ Did Hurl: The Awkward Moment Trump Tried To Kiss Running Mate Mike Pence

Derek de Koff

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Other things that happened in 2016: Mere days before civilization ended, and the Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse galloped into town to reclaim what was rightfully theirs, Donald Trump awkwardly tried to smooch running mate Mike Pence.

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At least, we’re pretty sure that’s what he’s trying to do here. Thoughts?

Overwhelmed by the positive reception to Pence’s speech on Wednesday evening, Trump showed his gratitude by going in for a smooch on the cheek, an action that magically made Pence somehow stiffer and more uptight than usual. Not-so-expertly dodging the imminent peck, he opted instead for a tense handshake and folksy thumbs up. As anyone in their right mind would do.

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The end result, to put it gently, is not pretty.

Watch the cringe-inducing clip below:

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