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GOP declares Mike Pence the winner of VP debate 90 minutes before it starts

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The big Vice Presidential Debate is tonight, with Republican Mike Pence going up against Democrat Tim Kaine (or, if you can’t remember their names, Race Bannon from Johnny Quest and the one who looks like a sitcom dad). It promises to be an intense evening, with Pence and Kaine most likely sticking to the actual issues the way real politicians do, instead of going on bizarre tangents about Rosie O’Donnell like one of the presidential candidates did at the last debate. Clearly, everybody in America who doesn’t have something better to do will surely be on the edge of their seat.

Everybody except for the Grand Ol’ Party, at least, which was so confident in Pence winning the debate that it went ahead and published a bunch of stories on the official GOP website earlier today about how good he did and how bad Tim Kaine was—even though the debate itself wouldn’t actually happen for about 90 minutes. The stories were quickly pulled, but not before everybody on Twitter was able to grab screenshots of this latest mishap for the Party Of Trump:

GOP just posted the “results” of tonight’s VP debate, hours before it startedhttps://t.co/ueQ1ZU6xxP pic.twitter.com/vQJERiJVMf

— jer (@JerMeansWell) October 4, 2016


There’s more!https://t.co/Q5zGlt3W6Nhttps://t.co/uD2tNVxJe5 pic.twitter.com/ebgqlnpP5T

— jer (@JerMeansWell) October 4, 2016


Politics aside, the big lesson here is that there are very few things that internet people love more than pointing out others’ mistakes. It just so happens the mistake here is very big and happened to a major political party on the night of a very important debate. Whoops.

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