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Guys, American Vice President Mike Pence didn’t go to the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang just to meet men. He also went to South Korea to embarrass America on the world stage, because a solid minority of Americans voted for a president and vice president who would make us look like shit while nursing their white boy grievances every chance they get.

It started at the opening ceremonies, where Mike Pence and his wife Mother were seated in the dignitaries’ box with South Korean President Moon-Jae In and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and oh by the way, also Kim Jo Yong, sister of Kim Jong Un, the boychild nutbag president dictator of North Korea, and Kim Yong Nam, the very old North Korean man who is the head of North Korea in name only. This was a big deal, as the South and the North have been making interesting moves calculated to lessen tensions on the occasion of these Winter Olympics. It’s also a big deal because this is the first time a member of the North Korean dictator’s family has ever traveled to South Korea. Kim Jo Yong is hot shit back in her hellhole country, and CBS reports that some even call her the “Ivanka Trump” of North Korea. (They mean she is super close to Kim Jong Un, not that she designs ugly clothes for the remainders rack at the North Korean version of TJ Maxx.)

Pence, seated in that VIP box, ignored Kim Jo Yong so hard he might as well have been carrying a sign that said, “MOTHER AND I ARE IGNORING THAT LADY RIGHT NOW.” It was obviously more of a show than the normal thing in the Pence marriage where Mother has convinced him his pecker will catch on fire if he looks at a woman. During the parade of nations, when the host country marched in — under a unified Korean banner — everybody stood up and clapped, except Mike Pence and Mother. Some on the internet remarked that it was almost like he was taking a knee or something, not that he would ever.

Here, have a video:

An anonymous White House official says Pence didn’t mean nothin’ by it, because he only clapped his hands for the Americans anyway. If we accept that charitable interpretation of events, then Mike Pence was obviously raised in a fucking barn, has no class, and doesn’t know the proper way to be a house guest. Time magazine specifically says that according to Asia experts they spoke to, this could be seen as VERY disrespectful. And were the South Koreans in fact offended? David Meeks reports at USA Today that he tried to get folks to talk about it, but they wouldn’t, because they’re so goddamned gracious.

More from Time:

Even Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who has shared the American skepticism of warming inter-Korean relations, greeted Kim Yong Nam.

At an earlier VIP reception for delegation leaders, Pence arrived late and stayed for just 5 minutes — and did not interact with the delegation from the North.

“The Koreans will think it’s a mood kill,” said Frank Jannuzi, an expert on East Asia at the Mansfield Foundation in Washington. He criticized the Trump administration for straining too hard to signal disgust of Kim Jong Un’s government.

“The grievances that the world has about North Korea are very legitimate. But the Olympic moment that President Moon is trying to generate here is not a time to nurse those grievances,” Jannuzi said. “It’s a time to focus on messages of reconciliation and peace.”

BECAUSE THAT IS WHAT YOU DO AT THE FUCKING OLYMPICS.

God, the entire point of the Olympics — aside from, you know, being good at sports and hot athletes having incessant international orgies in the Olympic Village once their competitions are over — is that you DROP IT. You try to be the bigger person, even if you aren’t. It’s two weeks, people! And hell, what if something good actually did come of it, in the conflict between the two Koreas?

Nobody is saying Mike Pence and Kim Jong Un’s sister should have gone shopping together or anything, certainly not unsupervised by Mother, who does not allow such things. But Jesus Christ, could Mike Pence, a little man who serves an even tinier man, have possibly refrained from making America look rude and petty as shit WHILE ALSO weakening our hand for what happens after the Olympic games close, when we all go back to our normal state of hating each other and President Squatter McDipshit starts tweeting about “Rocket Man” again?

To be sure, there is a lot at stake here, and there are many propaganda opportunities for North Korea to be like “Look how good we are being! BRB making more bombs!” That’s not gonna fly. But South Korea knows all this, and is allowing it to take place anyway. They have their reasons, clearly. Since it’s their peninsula and all, one would think the Americans would follow South Korea’s lead and at least try to be polite.

Mike Pence has left Korea to come back and make a mockery of the vice presidency back on American soil, where he belongs. It’s just a fucking pity he showed up in the first place.

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  • lucidamente

    I thought Pence’s job was walking out of football games when players don’t stand for the national anthem.

  • Nounverb911
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    • mailman27

      Dickweed McSmugface

  • Lascauxcaveman

    @Evan, suggested edit: “…and CBS reports that some even call her the “Ivanka Trump” of Russia.”

    North Korea, instead?

    • ChumpsForTrump

      Ivanka is the Ivanka Trump of Russia… Even if she does spend most of her time in their new puppet state.

  • ((( Augustus )))

    what a terrible, terrible “leader,” holy shit

    petty and strategically stupid

    • BadKitty904

      I.e., a “Republican”.

    • Nounverb911

      Just like his boss and trump

  • JohnBull

    Mike Pence also back-slapped an elderly Korean woman, kept his shoes on when he entered a private residence, addressed an older man and a young child in exactly the same manner, and toasted with water.

  • Nounverb911

    And Jr defended him, of course.
    https://twitter.com/DonaldJTrumpJr/status/962428291398344704
    (BTW Jr, they don’t let you tweet from prison)

    • Tom65

      What a smug twat. Wait until he finds out that his inheritance will actually be a bunch of IOU’s and unsettled lawsuits.

  • Lance Thrustwell

    Evan, who is Kim Yong On? That name appears in your third paragraph, but nowhere else.

    • Proud Liberal

      Kim Jung Un’s younger sister.

    • EvanHurst

      it’s fixed now, I somehow combined the two North Korean names in my dumb brain. It’s Monday, y’all.

      • Lance Thrustwell

        Entirely too many Kims running around up there.

        • Lascauxcaveman

          If you want some Kims, they’ve got ’em by the bushel up there.

  • Resistance Fighter Callyson

    And our national embarrassment continues. Fuck.

    • BadKitty904

      Yup. The ugliest of Ugly Americans.

  • Treg (ง •̀_•́)

    “Guys, American Vice President Mike Pence didn’t go to the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang just to meet men.”

    This is where I stopped reading. Nothing more needs to be said about Mike Pence… ever.

    Well played Evan.

  • Scooby

    Why is it he says NK is a tyrannical police state because government agents killed a guy for stealing a poster but the US is a bastion of liberty and freedom because government agents killed a guy for selling loose cigarettes.

    • Red Richmond

      Projection. It is ALWAYS projection with these fuckers.

    • JohnBull

      One was white, the other was black. Sometimes it really is that simple.

  • harryr

    Continuing the stereotype of the Ugly American, one snub at a time …

  • msanthropesmr

    Time to get that Maple Leaf tattoo I’ve been putting off.

    • Beanz&Berryz

      And matching passport.

  • BadKitty904

    OT: Trump’s $4 Trillion Budget Helps Move Deficit Sharply Higher
    https://www.apnews.com/e50aec4820da4e30aed4bea9ff440e86/Trump's-$4-trillion-budget-helps-move-deficit-sharply-higher

    President Donald Trump is proposing a $4 trillion-plus budget for next year that projects a $1 trillion or so federal deficit and — unlike the plan he released last year — never comes close to promising a balanced federal ledger even after 10 years.

    And that’s before last week’s $300 billion budget pact is added this year and next, showering both the Pentagon and domestic agencies with big increases.

    The spending spree, along with last year’s tax cuts, has the deficit moving sharply higher with Republicans in control of Washington.

    • Anna Rompage

      But the tax cuts haven’t kicked in, which by cutting federal revenue should totally decrease the amount of the deficit….

      Said no sane person, ever…

      • SterWonk

        Assumes sanity not in evidence.

    • TJ Barke

      Hamstringing the government.

      • BadKitty904

        Because the Republican Junta has no idea of what the fuck they’re doing.

        • TJ Barke

          They know what they’re doing. Destroying democracy.
          Destroying institutions that could hold them or their masters accountable.
          Destroying our righto redress our grievances against private capital.
          Destroying our ability to wield the government to serve the public welfare.

  • Beanz&Berryz

    Sitting is actually way worse than taking a knee. Taking a knee is emphatically not sitting on one’s ass as a sign of disrespect. Pence is a dick two.

    • BadKitty904

      THE GOP: Party of Petty Spite…

      • Beanz&Berryz

        Being a bully and a pussy at the same time.

        • …Pussy libelz!!!11 He has neither the warmth nor the depth.

          • Beanz&Berryz

            Very true. A vocabularistic failure in my part.

  • Anna Rompage

    Why Did Mike Pence Go All The Way To The Olympics?

    To check out all the hot, strapping young men in body hugging, skin tight clothing?

  • ArgieBargie

    “At least he didn’t bow and apologize to world leaders like Obama did!”

  • Magic Juan

    He even gets on Donald’s nerves?

  • TheGrandWazoo2
    • SweetDeeKat

      That is BRILLIANT! Saved.

  • msanthropesmr
  • beingreleased
  • Ling Ling

    Did Pence make time to return to DMZ and give the DPRK another scowl like a real man?

  • James Baskin

    ” his pecker will catch on fire if he looks at a woman.”
    Assumes facts not in evidence.

    • Bobathonic

      Mother is unaware of her own beardness.

      • OTB

        Mother is so happy Mike has all those handsome, strong young men to occupy his time doing Bible studies in the private study over the garage.

        • Natalie Au Natural Hedonist

          He’s leading them to god! I hear them say,” oh god” all the time!

  • MynameisBlarney

    What a goddamned asshole.

    • BadKitty904

      …says the rest of the world.

  • He acted this way, because it’s Not America and therefore it doesn’t matter. He didn’t talk to Kim Yong Nam because her brother fails to fall down and blow his master. Now someone less of an asshole would have shook her hand and said, “It’s nice to meet you. I sincerely hope that one day our two nations can resolve our differences and become friends.”

    But that’s seen as weakness by those who think anything less than total capitulation to our demands is unacceptable.

  • TheGrandWazoo2

    It’s the first time Pence has gone all the way in quite awhile. Allegedly.

  • Indiepalin

    Pence will view tonight’s Ice Boxing semifinals in a box with Dennis Rodman and Ron Artest.

  • Mr. Blobfish

    Those heathen Orientals don’t even believe in Jebus.

    • beingreleased

      Or if they do, they’re probably doing it wrong. Luckily Pence is just the kind of white guy who will show ’em how it works.

      • SterWonk

        About 20 years ago (!!!), my dad started becoming very religious. He now has a habit of telling other Hindus how they’re Hinduing wrong. And they mostly smile and nod, because he’s their elder, and you’re not supposed to tell your elders to STFU and GTFO.

    • JohnBull

      They do, except the Christianists there actually support spending money on the poor and education. Apparently they don’t know the real Merican Jebus.

      • Natalie Au Natural Hedonist

        Republican jebus!

  • fawkedifiknow

    Pence always looks like someone pissed in his bowl of kim-chi anyway.

    • No way is he eating the local cuisine. I bet he traveled in with a week’s supply of corndogs which he’s too ashamed to eat in front of Mother.

  • rosenbomb

    Mike Pence is a sanctimonious twunt. It is a day that ends in Y.

    • BadKitty904

      Fuck Pence and the nubile rent-boy he rode in on.

      • rosenbomb

        rent-boys deserve better

        • Natalie Au Natural Hedonist

          They do, but lovely people seldom have to pay for it.

  • Jgb979

    since the entire Trump regime is built around the idea “acting like as much of a dick as possible”, it’s important to remember where one should …..”not” do that.

    Lest you end up looking like a petulant asshole during a moment of political unity between two sides still technically at war. Way to be the bigger man Mike……

  • Indiana was going to run Pence out of the state on a rail.

    every day it becomes more evident why, even to the dimmest and slowest

    • BadKitty904

      You’d think the Kochs could afford to buy a higher-quality minion.

      • Bobathonic

        They wouldn’t apply for the jerb.

        • BadKitty904

          Good point.

      • Timothy Watson

        You don’t get rich splurging when you don’t have to.

      • sometimes I’m getting the feeling the Kochs aren’t all that bright.

        • counterlife

          The Koch Bros are not smart at all. They are crazy John Birchers, just like their daddy was. Smart people are not Birchers. But being an ignorant, incurious, greedy bastard is not a bar to inheriting a mega fortune and using the fortune to impose your ignorant beliefs and hateful policies on the not rich. But you have to rely on even stupider people to help you. See: Trump, Pence . . . oh hell, the entire Republican Party.

          Let’s hope the stupid is so malignant it cannot survive. And that it can be stopped with out bloodshed.

          • well, and the difference between Birchers and the Conservative Movement is basically the same as the one between to-may-to and to-mah-to.

          • Natalie Au Natural Hedonist

            The problem is they funded think tanks who advised setting up fake charities to cheat the tax system and funnel their money where they wanted it. That was what the IRS fuss was about. They were revealing that they weren’t charities at all.

          • Celtic_Gnome

            Also, too, if they were smart, they would have jumped on the renewable energy bandwagon early on, poured money into R&D, and would now be holding patents worth hundreds of millions if not billions.

            As it is, they’re pissng away their inheritance trying to delay the inevitable end of fossil fuels as a viable energy source.

        • BadKitty904

          They inherited their money, just like Donnie.

    • calliecallie

      When they don’t want you in Indiana, really, is there anywhere else to go?

  • Kim Yo Jong isn’t the Ivanka Trump of North Korea, Ivanka Trump is the Kim Yo Jong of the United States.

  • Mr. Blobfish

    If you throw a rock into a crowd of Koreans, chances are you’ll hit a Kim. So sez my Korean doctor, who is also a Kim.

    • Meccalopolis

      I believe there are only about 6 or seven clans from which Koreans get their surnames, at least according to my sister in law

      • YoBunnyBunny

        I can believe that. I work in the records office of an elitist libtard university, and the surest way to damn-near crash the database is to search for a person by the last name of Park, Lee, Li, or Kim.

    • Jeffery Campbell

      It’s the Smith/Jones of the 38th parallel.

  • J. M. Tusks, Esq.

    Peace is only acceptable if it comes after bigass explosions.

  • Nounverb911
  • anon_the_great

    What a filthy fucking peice of theocratic shit. And that’s an insult to theocratic shit.

  • OTB

    NK trolled us so hard on this one. Even a dolt like KJU understands what hamfisted simpletons Trump & co are.

  • Teto85

    Christ, what an asshole.

  • Angela Ruzzo

    Pence would make an even worse president than Trump, and that is saying something. This is a scary thought.

    • Nounverb911

      Trump did that on purpose so he couldn’t be impeached…

      • Angela Ruzzo

        I don’t think Trump himself is politically savvy enough to have made that decision, it was made for him by others.

        • Natalie Au Natural Hedonist

          According to the book Dark Money by Jane Mayer, He was Charles Koch’s hand picked choice. But he couldn’t make the cut for President, not charismatic enough. So Koch bought him the VP spot. (The last is my best guess.)

        • Celtic_Gnome

          Manafort, if I recall. Donnie wanted Chris Christie until his jet developed fake news engine trouble after a campaign stop in Indiana which gave Manafort an extra day to get the two of them together.

          Putin didn’t want Christie in the Number Two spot, although I don’t know why, since Christie’s a natural as Number Two.

      • Natalie Au Natural Hedonist

        Old Republican trick, W did it with Cheney, and Daddy Bush with Quayle.

    • anon_the_great

      No he wouldn’t. Nothing is worse than Twilter. Nothing

      • Angela Ruzzo

        I can’t agree. Mother scares the shit out of me. and I don’t scare easily.

        • Natalie Au Natural Hedonist

          IKR? She reminds me of Kathy Bates in Misery with the Axe.

  • Good_Gawd_Yall

    Pence the Dense needs to go down with the rest of the criminals in this regime. He’s a moron, a disgrace, a walking definition of being in over your head, and a . . . did I already say moron? Dammit.

  • BadKitty904

    OT: Actions –> Consequences

    Beleaguered Gunmaker Remington Points to Bankruptcy Court
    https://www.apnews.com/8a82be0b8d504098be83b40e2ee6e20f/Beleaguered-gun-maker-Remington-points-to-bankruptcy-court

    Remington, the gun maker beset by falling sales and lawsuits tied to the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, has reached a financing deal that would allow it to continue operating as it seeks Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

    The maker of the Bushmaster AR-15-style rifle used in the Connecticut shooting that left 20 first-graders and six educators dead in 2012, said Monday that the agreement with lenders will reduce its debt by about $700 million and add about $145 million in new capital.

    • Nounverb911

      Thoughts and prayers… to all of remington’s victims.

    • ManchuCandidate

      Bain and other Vulture er Venture Capital funds will do to Remmington what moral outrage couldn’t.

      • SayItWithWookies

        We’re probably looking at such handiwork already — Remington is owned by Cerberus Capital Management, who will undoubtedly not suffer in this proceeding.

    • MynameisBlarney

      Oh, those poor death merchants!

      Bless their hearts.

    • Good_Gawd_Yall

      If only all the shooty manufacturers could get sued out of existence by their victims and the survivors. Imagine what could happen if the Pulse nightclub, the Vegas strip, and the ten million school shooting victims/survivors/heirs sued every company that manufactured a gun used in those shootings, as a class-action lawsuit.

      • Jim Johnson

        That would be a good start.
        Unfortunately, the Russians would come to their aid. Our enemies understand the potential the NRA has to make our once great nation a total gun-toting shithole.

        • Natalie Au Natural Hedonist

          And are using it (the NRA) evidently. But their own gun laws are very different.

    • Meccalopolis

      they should have gone under for the model 700 that fired when you flicked the safety switch

      • BadKitty904

        Corporations make “campaign donations” for a reason…

    • Jim Johnson

      Fuck these merchants of death and their trade association, the NRA.
      What decent human being buys their morally corrupt product?

      • Natalie Au Natural Hedonist

        The Russians supposedly funneled lots of money to dotards campaign thru them. So I would guess they own the NRA.

  • JaveyDay
    • SisterArtemis

      feeling sorry for the cat…

  • Spotts1701, Porg Wrangler

    Yes, North Korea is putting on a show. They do that every time they get invited to the big kids’ parties like the Olympics or the Asian Games. It’s expected.
    But just because we know it’s all a façade doesn’t mean we can ignore it. After all, diplomacy is something like 90% fake smiles and showmanship anyway.

    • Beanz&Berryz

      As in much of polite society, also too.

  • Jamoche

    “And hell, what if something good actually did come of it, in the conflict between the two Koreas?”

    The last thing a person playing “Let’s you and him fight” wants is for you and him to make up.

    • Monty Market

      Seoul would be wiped out by conventional artillery within minutes of the U.S. bombers taking off from Guam. What’s there to be worried about?

  • WiscoJoe

    This is like when you go to a wedding and hate that one in-law so much that you refuse to even acknowledge the bride and groom, so everyone ends up hating you instead.

    • YoBunnyBunny

      This is what happens when privileged people who’ve always had the freedom to choose their battles, choose their battles.

  • Mormos

    damn Gaijin has no manners

  • UncleTravelingMatt

    Our official policy of “childish, petty harassment” sure makes the North Koreans look bad.

  • Anna Rompage

    From walking out of the Colts game in protest of people protesting racism & police brutality, to this, it appears Pence’s only skill is to be a fucking sore loser idiot at sproting events…

    • Tennessee Rain Genius

      I’m not sure if your typo was intentional or not, but either way, it’s hilarious.

  • beingreleased

    Now remember, the white house’s budget proposal is merely a starting point and a statement of their priorities. And their priorities demonstrate that the white house is filled with horrible, horrible people.
    https://twitter.com/jbprime/status/963103860330909696
    https://twitter.com/AstroKatie/status/963104911905914880

    • ManchuCandidate

      But more F-35s!!!! Pew!! Pew!! PEEEEW!!!

      • UncleTravelingMatt

        You thought Mattis, McMaster, and Kelly were there because they needed the work?

    • Rebel Scum with permit

      Here we claim to hate North Korea, and we’re trying to do everything we can to become like North Korea.

      • Natalie Au Natural Hedonist

        Professional jealousy on the dotards part.

    • SayItWithWookies

      That line from Fight Club keeps coming to mind — not the one you might be thinking of, but this one: “I wanted to destroy something beautiful.”

    • Daniel

      Trump is an ignorant boor who knows one thing: he is the best person, perhaps even the only person, actually. In preventing others from learning he’s hoping to make other people that little bit better- a little bit more like him.

  • Robbertjan Brandenburg

    Welp, While you guys have politicians denying meeting Russians, we have a foreign minister lying about actually meeting Putin.

    Things are heating up especially since he will be meeting with Lavrov this week. The only good thing is Twitter having an absoute blast with the meme #halbewaserbij.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/dutch-foreign-minister-admits-lying-about-meeting-with-putin/2018/02/12/e944cb4e-0fd7-11e8-a68c-e9374188170e_story.html?utm_term=.f8809419b489

  • Bright Bart

    I like how the guy in the top picture is trying to start the wave and no one is having any of his shit, certainly not Mike Pence and Mother.

  • SayItWithWookies

    Whenever there’s a spirit of warmth, cooperation or basic humanity that needs to be snuffed out, Mike Pence will descend on it like a wet blanket. The man could suck the joy out of the ending of a Lifetime movie. Especially in a foreign country, where he probably looked and acted like he was trying to avoid touching anything.

  • Relativicus

    He just wanted to make sure Un’s sister got to experience the “Pence Steely Gaze of Totally Serious and I Mean It, Mister” he used to terrify NK soldiers along the DMZ last year. Now she knows he’s totally serious and that he means it, Mister.

    • WhiskeyTangoFoxtrot

      That’s what that was? I just thought he was nearsighted and too vain to wear glasses.

    • Good_Gawd_Yall

      That steely gaze thing you’re trying there, Mike? You gotta have some steel, first. You can’t be a milquetoast nonentity like you, who handed over control of your own penis to your wife on your wedding night, who lies for the dotard regime you, for some unimaginable reason, support, and who NO ONE IN THE HISTORY OF EVER has pictured naked.

    • OneYieldRegular

      That “steely gaze” – to borrow a line from George Carlin about Richard Nixon – makes Pence look like he hasn’t had a shit in a month.

  • WhiskeyTangoFoxtrot

    It’s like going home for xmas. You pretend to like your Taint supporting uncles and various other redneck relatives. You bite your tongue and hug them because while you can’t stand them, you love them because they’re family. You buy them presents when you draw their names. You share a meal with them and, if you need to, you drink a lot. IT”S NOT THAT FUCKING HARD! Pence has no class.

    • JohnBull

      Drinking a lot isn’t hard in Korea, in fact it’s quite acceptable and expected in some situations. Maybe this is why Pense had such a crappy time there.

  • SweetDeeKat

    First thing I saw in the article was “Mother has convinced him his pecker will catch on fire if he looks at a woman” and I thought damn, that Evan is sooooo good.

  • arglebargle

    Hopefully the frigidity at the Olympics will ease up now that mother Pence has left Korea.

  • Bub, Secret Society zombie

    I would like to spit in Mike Pence’s face.

    • Stable Uniomist Raan

      I wouldn’t waste my precious water and amylase.

  • Nounverb911

    Trump to appoint pence to head new ‘Death Panels’ in 3…2…1…
    https://twitter.com/AynRandPaulRyan/status/963101970134327297

  • Gee, Your Hair Smells Horrific

    It’s quite a leap from being the most sanctimonious prick in politics to being right hand man for the asshole of the universe. Pence should get a medal just for that, but I don’t think whatever that is qualifies as a winter sport.

    • Rags

      the long jump is a summer sport.

      • eggs ackly-wright

        He’d win the zirconium Toady medal.

  • Professor Fate

    gee how hard could it be to a) stand and b) if asked say “I stood to honor the spirit of the Olympic games and the wishes of the people of North and South Korea to live in peace. We can only hope that the leadership of North Korea heeds this profound message.”
    This is not hard – someone with the brains of duck could do it
    God we are in the hands of self righteous baboons (not intended as an insult to the baboons)

  • Bigby

    I explain it thusly: Hey Pence; you know how when yer sitting behind me at a baseball game and I deliberately don’t stand up and remove my hat and face the flag and bow my head and sing along when they play God Bless America™ during the 7th inning stretch (which they invented as a concept way back in…2002)? You know how much of a rude, offensive, horrible, miserable fuck you think I am for doing that?

    This is exactly like that…except that I’m right and you’re still a rude, offensive, horrible, miserable fuck and always will be.

    Can we get Goldie Hawn in here to teach them Protocol (except to Pence cuz he can’t be near her alone)?

  • Hither and Yawn

    As a Hoosier Pence should be able to know a barn raising from barn raisings, even he does demonstrate the latter.

  • OneYieldRegular

    Mike Pence – destined to be history’s most forgettable Vice President.

    • Jeffery Campbell

      Ahem….soon to be President.

    • JohnBull

      At least Quayle had the decency to give Murphy Brown another season.

    • Daniel

      I’d ask you to name the previous title holder, but worry that would defeat the point of having it.

  • An Outhouse for the résistance

    Being rude to your host is a very Christian thing to do.

  • Tennessee Rain Genius

    I could almost see this being okay if the Olympics were being held in a country hostile to the US, but it’s being held in SOUTH Korea which is supposed to be our ally. Now, I get the reasons why we don’t dip our flag to the leaders of other nations, but to not stand for the host country is just beyond the pale and the height of douche-baggery. I am so sick of these people embarrassing us on the world stage. Every. Single. Day.

    • Courser_Resistance

      In my occasional reading of Scandinavian newspapers, many believe that a congressional crisis is long past. They’re already watching us from a historical perspective. “This is what happens when democratic norms are systematically destroyed.” A cautionary tale.

    • Natalie Au Natural Hedonist

      They do personify the “Ugly American”.

  • Ghoti theLinguist

    Mike Pence needs to just come out of the closet already. Oh yeah–he’s insurance against Dolt 45 being impeached & removed from office.

    • Stable Uniomist Raan

      You know what doesn’t help that plan? Trump alienating a supermajority of Americans and trying to remake the Republican Party in his own image.

      • Impatient

        “No One Can Make You Feel Inferior Without Your Consent.” Eleanor Roosevelt

        The Republican Party has consented to tRump every step of the way. Nothing is being done TO them. The Shitgibbon is not capable of bringing down the United States, without Rethugs enthusiastically carry him on their shoulders.

        • Courser_Resistance

          I’m astonished at the rabid, drooling, purposefully ignorant, shitbags in the Republican Congress. I’m offended and disgusted on a daily basis.

          • Natalie Au Natural Hedonist

            You are not alone. Although the trolls and ignorami do their best to make it seem like that.

        • Impatient
          • little miss high and mighty

            November 9,1923 ?
            (9.11.1923)
            Bürgerbräukeller march.

        • Stable Uniomist Raan

          Yeah, and it’s tying them all to him. He is the realization of all their deepest, darkest desires, and everyone but his base can see that.

          And if we convert that to votes, Pence can’t do shit.

    • Jeffery Campbell

      Stop saying that! We don’t want him on Team Gay!

      • LeighBowery’sLuxuryComedy

        I’ve only ever been a part-time player, but I heartily agree. However, what I’d like to know is – aside from the lulz of trolling such a staunchly conservative xtian with accusations of having Teh Ghey, is there any solid reason to suspect he might be (as we once said) a little light in the loafer?

        • Jeffery Campbell

          To my knowledge, there is no solid reason. However, we often assume that someone as virulently anti-gay as Pence, must be hiding some (self-loathing) taffeta in his closet somewhere. But proof? No. But innuendo has always been our strong suit.

        • eggs ackly-wright
          • puredog

            That’s some impressive research. I am grateful for now having the ammunition to say “I read it on the interwebz, so I know it’s true.”

          • eggs ackly-wright

            No proof. Just fun.

          • LeighBowery’sLuxuryComedy

            Gonna hold off until I’m not on my work computer. Because, you know, Reasons.

          • NellCote71

            I sure wished I had seen your first sentence before I spent 30, admittedly fascinating, moments, on this site. In particular regards to Item 141, doesn’t that sound just like the kind of sexual encounter he would have?

      • LiberalANDProud

        Well, he’s already on Team Dick so there’s that.

        • Jeffery Campbell

          Totally different team, if you ask me.

    • Natalie Au Natural Hedonist

      They did the same with Dan Quayle and Daddy Bush. And Dubya and Dick Cheney. Hmm seems to be a pattern here.

  • Monty Market

    Mirai Nagasu, US figure skater, sounds suspiciously like an immigrant name. How cud this possibly happen in the good ol’ US of A — where are the Normays?

    • Courser_Resistance

      Normay took gold in Ski Jump, I think. Sexy dude, also too.

  • Marceline

    Pence has pretty much decided that his whole role is to flounce out of sporting events.

    • Jeffery Campbell

      Emphasis on “flounce,” a word that’s gets too little play and should be permanently attached to Mike Pence.

      • ResistanceFictionista blondeiq

        Mother has strictly forbidden all forms of flouncing, prancing, and mincing.

        • Mockingbirds

          But can’t you just hear Mikey at home alone, singing “I feel pretty/oh so pretty” while twirling about?

          • ResistanceFictionista blondeiq

            Now I can’t get the picture out of my mind of Mikey and Lindsay, in pajamas, with their hair in pink rollers, gossiping on princess telephones. Thanks, Mockingbirds!

        • SpideySenser

          But does she allow the occasional sashay?

    • Courser_Resistance

      :::snork::: So basically, he’s a snotty, high-school cheerleader.

      • Natalie Au Natural Hedonist

        Minus the brains, double down on the bitchiness and vapidity.

        • Bebecca

          doesn’t he have a dead look in his eyes?

          • Natalie Au Natural Hedonist

            That’s how you know he underwent a soul-extraction.

      • Jim Johnson

        He’s a snotty, high-school heckler.

    • god damn. you always make me do a spit take.

  • Scooby

    He is still trying to figure out why thier parents named a boy and a girl Kim.

  • cmd resistor

    I honestly don’t know the answer to this, but is that a thing that any other American prez, vice prez, or whoever was at the Olympics to represent the U.S. of A. did, only clap for our team, especially at the opening ceremony? Seems pretty tacky. This made me think back on classier days and how Obama or Biden would have acted. (To be honest, I don’t even remember who went during the Obama years.) I then wondered if we had anyone in this administration who would have represented us well, and couldn’t come up with anyone.

    • renegade500

      *If* nothing else, you clap for the host country! It’s only polite.

      • cmd resistor

        One would think so. And I’m sure everyone would be all pissed if someone hadn’t clapped for us when games were here. After all, America First.

        • renegade500

          Isn’t that the damned truth! If the tables were reversed, Trump et. al. would be losing their collective shit for the duration of the games!

        • Bebecca

          trump would see it as an act of war. Yes I think he’s that petty.

          • cmd resistor

            We’re being treated very unfairly.

        • NellCote71

          Trump would call it treason, since his grasp of the concept is tenuous at best.

      • NellCote71

        If South Korea can achieve the historic diplomatic success it did in bringing this about, the least this idiot could do is acknowledge it.

        • renegade500

          Right?!

    • walter_the_farting_dog

      Anyone with any decency won’t accept a job offer from this administration.

      • which is why mick mulvaney has all of them.

    • puredog

      “Pretty tacky”? I think you misspelled “mortifying and horrifyingly embarrassing.”

  • Nockular cavity

    BECAUSE THAT IS WHAT YOU DO AT THE FUCKING OLYMPICS.

    It’s also how you avoid a war that would pretty much sterilize the entire Korean peninsula, but maybe I’m focusing on one of my side issues here.

    • Courser_Resistance

      Not a ‘side-issue’ to me. ‘Cuz it almost guarantees that CA and god knows what else will be sterilized here. I’m a child of the 60’s. I learned how to kiss my ass goodbye then (Thanks Dad!) and it’s not something I want to re-experience.

      • walter_the_farting_dog

        “Duck and Cover” for the new generation.

  • JohnBull

    My guess is the Koreans didn’t take too much offense. After 50 years of permanent Ugly Americanness from one too many GIs and drunken English teachers, they’re pretty much used to the fact we can’t behave ourselves anywhere.

  • Gayer Than Thou

    So we can add Kim Jong Un’s sister to the long list of people, places, and things that I would ordinarily not really support that the Twitler administration has made me feel slightly supportive towards. Ugh.

    • Courser_Resistance

      All this topsy-turvy explains my nausea

    • BillEGoatSmirk

      Yes, it’s disturbing when I start to feel marginally fond of the FBI and FISA courts.

      • Bebecca

        Seriously, did you ever think you would see the day? And we’re even on the side of James Comey-who I think GAVE the election to trump. It’s an upside down world.

      • and fucking bill kristol

  • MynameisBlarney

    OT, but…
    I’m beginning to think this “god” character is kind of a jerk.

    http://78.media.tumblr.com/01557d8563b17ebb36ffa6c9832fbdb2/tumblr_obcb6dKsOS1vnjnxno1_500.jpg

    • Bub, Secret Society zombie

      God is bald?

      • LiberalANDProud

        Follicley challenged, thank you very much.

      • chicken thief

        But still very Nordic looking with his blue eyes.

        What I learned is that angels can get shot. Who knew?!

        • NellCote71

          Who knew God carried?

          • chicken thief

            HE’S A REAL ‘MURIKUN PATRIOT, GODDAMNIT!11!!!

  • Courser_Resistance

    I’d love to point this out to the friend who was so offended that Nancy Pelosi didn’t clap for the Shitgibbon at the SOTU (Crumbling).

    But I won’t, cuz she’s a pod-person. Bullshit all the way down.

    • pgjack

      Republicans did the same for eight years when Obama spoke. This is on our own turf and both Parties have apparently taken that act as the norm. As far as I’m concerned neither Party should applaud the State of the Union speech until the end. But on foreign soil, for goodness sakes be civil.

  • Me not sure

    After our experience with Eric Robert Rudolph at the Atlanta Games, I’m surprised that Pence isn’t planting backpack nail bombs. They share a lot of political beliefs.

  • wait! what?

    Anyone remember a bad 1980s movie called “I Come In Peace?” Dolph Lundgren and Btian Benben battle a drug fiend alien while dealing with a gang called “the white boys.” I’m guessing this gang grew up and they are the current US government.

    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/c33aeb5807f54562a2d6dcb68d12b5a31f7feed9d32a1467a47183c5008a019a.gif

    • Courser_Resistance

      Vaguely. It wasn’t that memorable.

    • Tony Prost

      yeah its not on Netflix or Amazon Prime

    • LiberalANDProud

      I remember a blue movie called “I Cum for a Piece”

  • That moment when you realize that your brother isn’t the word’s biggest asshole. https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/a2525cafd86fec07d75306401add30f2c691945ef5d803a2f2eed4f6105322fd.jpg

    • That expression on her face needs to become a meme. I’m not really even fully sure how to describe it – “OK, it turns out he’s every bit the asshole everyone told me he was”, maybe?

      • Ghoti theLinguist

        I like “Why do I have to sit with this asswipe?”

    • Snowbound Ron

      ‘Inscrutable’ my ass. That look really does say ‘이 자식!’

      • Zyxomma

        Bravo, Ron.

  • Gorillionaire

    This is a reminder that Pence was on track to lose his re-election bid for governor because he is a dimwitted hateful toad.

  • Why does Mike Pence disrespect our military by undermining diplomacy in a way that will get people killed?

    • Nigel R. Toppinglift, III

      Agree with the sentiment, but it’s too wordy and requires thought. It won’t reach *those* people..

      • puredog

        I was told there would be no thought (pouts).

      • I can’t reach through my screen and slap people, which is the only level of discourse those people understand. I have to settle for sardonicism around the literate.

  • pgjack

    I thought the applause and cheering was for the athletes, all of which deserve admiration. Not only was Pence rude to the North Koreans at a time and place where he could have been more gracious but if he truly only applauded for American athletes he was really a pitiful representative of the American people.

    • While I completely do agree with this, when you put it this way, it does make it seem that, at least in this respect, he would also be a typical one – at least for ≈40% of the country (i.e., the ≈40% that still approve of Tangerine Torquemada).

  • BillEGoatSmirk

    He and Mother probably insulted their hosts by bringing their own warm milk and Wonder Bread to eat as well.

  • yyyaz

    Peence has never known when a sport is a sport.

  • The Wanderer

    Back in ancient Greece, King Phillip II of Macedon (Alexander Megas’ daddy) traveled to Olympia to watch the games. Back then, all of the city-states of Greece observed a truce for the event, so people had to mind their Ps and Qs. Phillip, who was the Big Noise du jour, was told that one of his soldiers had robbed another spectator.

    Phillip paid the fine, as he was supposed to.

    Pity that Pence couldn’t bring himself to show a similar level of humility and respect.

  • Debra Dassow

    Those two are just beyond creepy.

    • Parakeetist

      I bet they eat people, like when the lady alien ate a parrot on “V.”

  • LiberalANDProud

    “We need to insult them over there. So we don’t have to insult them over here.”

  • Tony Prost

    bunch of fucking amateurs

    • Magnificent Mopery.

      Really, the entire Trump camp is nothing but a festival of incompetency.

  • William
    • chicken thief

      From the way he is sitting it looks like he is still a little tender from Mother’s aggressive application of their full body massager.

      Not that that is a bad thing…

  • walter_the_farting_dog

    Why Did Mike Pence Go All The Way To The Olympics To Embarrass America When He Can Just Do That At Home?

    It just gets so tiring, he needed a change of scenery.

    • Sakonyachen

      I think it’s because by the time he bungles something, Orange Baron Harkonnen has already topped it three times on Twitter alone.

  • Walter Wellstone

    Mike & Mother look so out of place surrounded by all those foreigns; kinda like President Bannon when he went to Saudi Arabia.

    • janecita

      They looked like country bumpkins visiting the big city for the first time.

      • IMPOed

        Acted like it too!

      • Sakonyachen

        Country bumpkins are at least cordial to people

  • janecita

    He showed his lack of manners, lack of class and his profound ignorance of international politics.

    • Nigel R. Toppinglift, III

      Trifecta!

      • Snowbound Ron

        I knew I shoulda put two bucks on him.

        • goingohm

          Or at least two horny Pomeranians.

        • Sakonyachen

          I think that’s what he’s into.

  • All of this sounds like Virtue Signaling. Which I was told was bad.

    • Snowbound Ron

      It is, unless you’re a certain flavour of RW evangelical. They’re allowed to virtue signal because otherwise the rest of us would figure they had none TO signal.

  • CeeQ

    Asians don’t really care much about polite protocols or not letting their guests lose face and thus reflecting on the hosts who then also lose face. It’s not a thing that transcends different tribes of Asian heritage and is not the one thing that holds us all together as a culture. Don’t worry Pences – all good. Carry on being rude.

  • little miss high and mighty

    Possible apochrypha:
    Former House Speaker and 2-term VPOTUS, Nance (Cactus Jack)Gardner is said to have said (by someone who says things):

    “This (V.P.) job is not worth one quart (bucket) of warm spit”.

    Since then it seems to have becom a plumb job, invitation-wise. A good career- ender with travel and benifits.Why not do it llike Joe?
    Why RW instrumentalize it needlessly when he could have come back with a more states(wo)man- like CV entry , while bringing a positive image to the story- or at least have a pleasanter distraction from his other story.
    But nooooo, that’s not Republican enough.
    Pence is a weak, crappy individual.
    What we’re going with

    • puredog

      It is, in a sense, apocryphal, because Garner said “warm piss.”

      • little miss high and mighty

        we were hoping for piss (still do) but can’t get it checked yet.
        ideas?
        ps thanks for the spelling check on Garner

  • Zippy W Pinhead

    Pence once again demonstrates that America is no longer to be looked upon as a leader on the world stage. Congratulations Trumpanzees- you’ve really managed to Make America Irrelevant Again…

  • Katamount

    Are we sure those two aren’t androids of some kind?

    • BadKitty904

      How would we tell? All Republicans are like that.

    • chicken thief

      Those two make Mittens seem like John Blutarsky.

  • Snowbound Ron

    As I suggested earlier, he went to Korea to interfere with these first tentative steps towards reconciliation. Thank the Invisible Pink Unicorn (may Her Holy Hooves never be shod!) that he clearly and embarrassingly failed, by being an extremely small man on an extremely big stage.

    • NellCote71

      So Pence went to Korea to interfere with a possible attempt between the two Koreas to prevent a nuclear war? I see . . .

      • Snowbound Ron

        Can’t rant about the Evil North Koreans if they stop being evil, right?

  • Amused

    It’s okay, he’s just pissed that the non-Americans were very rude to HIM when he was very late to that VIP dinner, and instead of honoring him for this power move by waiting, they sat down to eat without him! So that when Our Wonderful Vice President finally graced the dinner with his godlike presence, floating into the dank and dark room like the Sun (almost as god as Emperor Trump!), he discovered to his horror that the ungrateful guests had already eated all the pot roast and drinked all the hooch, so that the only things left for him were some gravy stains on the tablecloth and a handful of dessicated peas. Plus, they didn’t even reserve a seat for him. How’s that even fair? So he registered his protest by sitting and being cold to all those rude people, why are you against free speech, the end.

    • chicken thief

      That’s pretty funny that there wasn’t a seat for him. I laughed and laughed when I first read that.

      Of course, him and Mother would have both loved to sit on the oiled up Tonga (or wherever he’s from) guy’s lap.

      • NellCote71

        Who amongst us not desired to sit on Tonga guy’s lap?

        • Rooster Cogburn105

          Me

          I mean he’s a physically attractive male member of the species but I’m doomed to a life of het

          “Unless I get a knock on the head” Greaseman

          • NellCote71

            I am a het of the female persuasion.

    • IMPOed

      Oh Cod I pray that is EXACTLY what happened!!!

    • Magnificent Mopery.

      “So get out of the way Old Dan Tucker/
      You’re too late to eat your supper./
      Supper’s gone and breakfast cookin’./
      Old Dan Tucker just stand there lookin’!”

  • chicken thief

    Pence, according to Pence, is so far out of the loop at the WH that he prolly didn’t realize that he was at the Olympics.

    • E he just says that to stay out of the pokey.

      • Rooster Cogburn105

        Sure, the thought of being locked up with all those lonely men for years sends him to his bunk for a “hands-on intervention with the Bishop “

    • phoenix00

      “Going out for lunch! Not without Mother, of course.”

  • Squeegee

    My theory is that Mike Pence had a very stiff hard on with his three inch dick watching all those muscled male Olympians compete and didn’t want to stand up to give the wrong impression to his wife that it was meant for her

    • marshlc

      I’m pretty sure that’s true – I read it on the internet.

      • Sakonyachen

        A lot of people are saying…

      • Squeegee

        It is kind of like the story about Richard Gere and the gerbil up his ass…if you hear the story enough times it must be true!

  • Zyxomma

    OK, so Pence is totally unfamiliar with the Asian concept of “face,” as in giving face (or its corollary, losing face). It shows respect. I’m really, really good at it. When my family’s acupuncturist opened up her practice in Brooklyn, I attended the party, took pictures (with an actual camera, this being before the mobile phone era), was complimentary and gracious. It’s easy, Pence. Ask Mother to teach you how.

    • Daniel

      “Giving face” sounds dangerously lecherous.

    • psychobroad

      She obviously doesn’t know how.

      • phoenix00

        The only “face” she has is for her g*d. Mikey gets the leftovers.

    • Mike Steele

      Mikey AND Mother are obviously unfamiliar with American concepts, such as Bill of Rights, 14th Amendment and such as…

  • NellCote71

    Can you just imagine if it had been Bill Clinton? He would have charmed the socks—or pants—off Kimmie Jo Un. And Obama would have been taking selfies with her before the parade’s end.

    • chicken thief

      That selfies part reminded me that I read a tweet that said Melania only follows 5 people on twitter. The first person she followed was Barack. No wonder The Donald has such a huge (in his tiny little way) hard on (in his pathetic wet noodle way) for Obama.

  • KaceyL

    I’m personally surprised that he didn’t refuse to stand, then walk out & fly home. For someone who likes to make symbolic appearances, this seems like exactly the thing he’d do.

  • IMPOed

    Wouldn’t be surprised if he went there so he could do just that, and show the world who is the biggest fucking dick, oh, and weren’t we supposed to keep our athletes at home if NK showed up?

    • sgt. jmk of the résistance

      Of course he went there just to do that. He pulled the same stunt when he and Mother flew to that footbaw game so he could storm out in high dudgeon in the first three minutes because someone dared to take a knee.

  • Pence, upstaged by a woman from a hostile country who never uttered so much as a word.

  • NerdWithNoName

    I just noticed that Kim Jo Yong sounds somewhat like Mighty Jo Young (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120751/). Somewhere there is surly a list of jokes about this.

  • clairence

    Pence was there only to cheer on Americans because F** the rest of the world (new official WH slogan).

  • Daniel

    Pence attends international gathering to play to minority home crowd only.

  • psychobroad

    I already hated that POS with a white-hot fury, when I saw that performance at the Opening Ceremonies it made me gibber with rage. Motherfucking classless POS asshole motherfucking shithead.

    • Mike Steele

      Whew! That was exhausting, but effective.

    • YaJagoff

      What you said but with the caps lock on.

    • RastaBob

      Ya know when you start gibbering it’s time to take you seriously! – but seriously, he is a pathetic repressed homosexual that believes in sky fairies that rule us all – that smirk that he wears always makes me want to punch his wife’s pocket – where his balls reside.

      • psychobroad

        Charlie Pierce had a nice ongoing riff about how Eric Cantor buried John Bohner’s balls in a mason jar and when Cantor got voted out he neglected to tell anyone where they were hidden. LOL, Mother’s pocket is precisely where Dense’s are, I’m sure.

  • Rooster Cogburn105

    White Trash Lives Matter

  • Rooster Cogburn105

    “Pencil Dick at Stake Dinner: “who do I have to blow in this dump to get a fork?”

  • Mike Steele

    Well, at least Ashley Parker got to ask the question we’ve all been waiting for, FFS: “Uh, no disrespect, Veep, but why is it you always appear to be ‘out of the loop’ at the most convenient times…hmmm? You gunnin’ for the big boy’s job or something? Just sayin’…”

    • Rooster Cogburn105

      Because playing Nintendo as a co-pilot makes you totally able to take over in an emergency

  • svejk

    “…some even call her the ‘Ivanka Trump’ of North Korea. They mean she is super close to Kim Jong Un, not that she designs ugly clothes for the remainders rack…” Shouldn’t that read “not that Un steals designs of ugly clothes”? I mean, in the interest of factual accuracy and all. [Yes, I prolly got Korean naming conventions wrong. Spare me.]

  • dmyron

    What do you expect from someone in so far over their head…?

  • Husband Of Mrs God

    They could have gotten better advice. It’s hard to get good advisors when the people you want can’t get clearances.

  • Delu

    I mean this is a bit overboard.

    Pence is already an embarrassment just BEING there, no need to nitpick on the little details like what he does.

    Besides, it’s what he is there for.

    In Trump’s America First strategy, the key is not making friends.

    One of the best ways to do that is to send Mike Pence (Trump would be even better actually but hey, you take what you get) to such international events. That’s it, objective fulfilled, you can’t get more “not friend making” than that.

    And yet still Pence tries so hard by not applauding…we really shouldn’t be too hard on the guy or be so petty as to nitpick on his undiplomatic actions.

    I mean come on, the guy is just doing his job!

  • Riley Whodat Venable

    Pence needed to distance himself from the wife beating scandal

  • Shibusa
  • Dept. of Space Tacos

    sadly, this is EXACTLY what the trumpkins voted for and anything like evan mentioned that would be done by adults is one of the reasons they called obama a traitor and commie and all that shit.

  • Old Man Yells at Cloud

    “the North Korean version of TJ Maxx” — TJ Marx?

    • Michael Rappaport

      T.J. M*A*S*H.

  • phoenix00

    At least by sending Pence, Dump won’t have a chance to move on her like a bitch and grab her by the pussy!

  • Molon Labe

    Kim Jo Yong is complaisant in the brutal oppression of millions of Koreans and yet people are offended by Pence not standing up? She is the propaganda minister of the world’s worst hell hole. Her hands are covered in blood.

    North Korea isn’t going to get all warm and fuzzy and stop being North Korea. No amount of praise or pleasantries is going to turn North Korea around. North Korea isn’t going to reunite with South Korea. For North Korea to be anything less than North Korea would be suicide for the whole ruling family.

    “A 2014 UN Commission of Inquiry found that abuses in North Korea were without parallel in the contemporary world. They include extermination, murder, enslavement, torture, imprisonment, rape, forced abortions, and other sexual violence. North Korea operates secretive prison camps where perceived opponents of the government are sent to face torture and abuse, starvation rations, and forced labor.”

    https://www.hrw.org/asia/north-korea

    Are these the people we should applaud?

    • phoenix00

      Did you read the article? It’s the Olympics FFS. Save the righteous indignation.

    • Amazing Professional Lunatic

      The host is South Korea.

    • Gaz Netherlands

      Excactly! No decent whatsoever Unilever your dear leader has totally destroyed North Korea!

    • Applaud? No. We would just like our Vice President not to be outclassed on a world stage by such people.
      I guess it is true that when Trump is sending people to other countries, he is not sending our best…..

    • Dante Ardenz

      Neoconservative bunkum . So now let’s ignite WW3 ( or 4 ) ,and your really going to see suffering and ” persecution”. When will all of this bloody hypocritical sanctimonious war postering end ? In a bloody evaporated planet !

    • Lotus954

      No, but they were there combined with one of our “Allies”, who chose to march with them, and out of respect for the host country, Pence should have stood.

  • Celtic_Gnome

    The man ain’t got no class!

  • ibwilliamsi

    Pence dude got snubbed by N Korea in the flesh. He coulda done that at home. N Korea and S Korea seem to be on the mend. Are we supposed to thank #DumbDonald for that or not?

  • The article is called “Donald Trump Didn’t Want to Be President”, published in New York Magazine on 2018-01-03.

    The image at the top still haunts my waking nightmares.

    http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2018/01/michael-wolff-fire-and-fury-book-donald-trump.html

  • John McLaughlin

    Pence thinks he is better than everyone else. Better hair, better face, better family, better bank account, better religion. This is Mike Pence.

  • William
  • Dante Ardenz

    Oooo ooo Big bad hick Pence ,the starchy SOB who chases kids off his lawn , didn’t applaud or make nicey with the Orwellian ” hate of the month “,North Korea. ” One can’t be an appreaser ” in the Neoconservative echo chamber . So Mr .” Praying man ” , is just so ” All Murica Goodness “circa 1952 . ( Only real General Eisenhower ended the Korean War ) . The A.. H… is running for Preeeeezident since he was 17 . This kind of cornball stunt goes over in Flag Waving Land .

  • Nyumbu

    A week ago who among us could have predicted that anyone, let alone someone in the Trump Administration, could have made the North Koreans look diplomatic, never mind sane.

  • Hazel Blumberg

    mike penis pence, even without the guidance of his orange spiritual leader, at whom he gazes with more adoration than he does at Mother, is not the sharpest knife in the drawer. Hoosiers are simply thankful to be rid of this MOHron. he and Mother pursing their lips and refusing to stand or applaud just makes the US look even more ridiculous than it already does. The US, under the direction of Vlad Putin, is now utterly irrelevant in the world community. And utterly rude. Can’t wait for the Russians to march in and take over, as they love to do. PoottrumpLandia, here we come.

  • chronozoan

    This type of behavior appeals to their white trash base. They think it makes them seem as powerful and important. That’s how little minds work.

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