House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer were given national air time equal to respond to President Trump’s address to the nation on border security – and… they blew it.
Chuck and Nancy made an interesting choice for decor for their appearance – a single podium for the two Democrats to share – sorta.
Schumer: "Hey Nancy, I got us six flags for our speech!"
Pelosi: “Great! And how many podiums?"
Schumer: "…" pic.twitter.com/GMCT8ojqrh
— Stephen Colbert (@StephenAtHome) January 9, 2019(Article Continues Below Advertisement)
Fans of the two politicians chimed in on just how they presented themselves.
Yikes. I like Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi but they gotta work on the whole “not looking like villains from the next bond movie” thing next time. pic.twitter.com/Uen5rgZLH9
— DAN LUKE (@DanLuke) January 9, 2019(Article Continues Below Advertisement)
Several who watched found the pair’s unsettlingly like getting “a talk” from their parents.
I suddenly feel like I've disappointed my parents. pic.twitter.com/uUn870tQEG
— Aᴀʀᴏɴ Pʀᴜɴᴇʀ (@AaronFlux) January 9, 2019
we’re not mad, we’re just disappointed
your father and i are going to take turns talking to you now pic.twitter.com/vpeHCZh6Ou
— Adam Weinstein (@AdamWeinstein) January 9, 2019
"Of COURSE your father's upset about the car, but the important thing is you're safe and nobody got hurt." pic.twitter.com/KKkd67FZTv
— #occupymarwen (@Mobute) January 9, 2019
When all else fails, bring out the tv/movie memes:
— BRANDit (@branditco) January 9, 2019
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— ❌Jonella Moore❌ (@jonella_moore) January 9, 2019