Vice Presidential candidate Kamala Harris appeared on MSNBC this past Wednesday, October 14, to speak with Rachel Maddow about the upcoming election.
Before the interview concluded, however, Maddow felt she had one last important question to ask the California Senator:
"I just realized I would kick myself if I didn't just ask you, before I let you go, if you noticed the fly on Vice President Pence's head at the time during the debate? Or if that was something only — we could see it at home. Could you see it sitting next to him?"
Omg Kamala Harris on the Rachel Maddow show right now talking about the fly 😂 https://t.co/2YNfqjNa5g— Jamie 🥁🐝 (@Jamie 🥁🐝) 1602726077.0
Harris's response was pitch perfect.
"You know, Rachel, I just — you know, I think that it's important that we kind of find a way, all of us, to move on and, you know, kind of fly away from this subject on to something else."
Rachel Maddow: We could see [the fly on Mike Pence's head] at home. Could you see it next to him? Sen. Kamala Harri… https://t.co/x05zMwdDT1— Maddow Blog (@Maddow Blog) 1602726357.0
The @KamalaHarris response to the @maddow question on “the fly” is exactly what I needed tonight.— Mark Hertling (@Mark Hertling) 1602726265.0
That face when #Kamala lets #maddow know she saw the fly. @maddow https://t.co/qrMQiufYH5— Maureen Claypool (@Maureen Claypool) 1602726388.0
Twitter felt the funny moment was exactly what they needed in these stressful times.
can’t speak for you but this exchange between @maddow and @KamalaHarris about Pence and the fly is the tonic I need… https://t.co/iKxbAwZGPD— shauna (@shauna) 1602726830.0
Oh Em Gee, I am loving @KamalaHarris right now. She saw the fly real time. @maddow bravo for asking! @MaddowBlog @TinaDuryea— Evelyn Farkas (@Evelyn Farkas) 1602726152.0
Kamala Harris to @maddow about Pence’s flea. “I think we need to fly away from this subject.” I love you… https://t.co/NLnVvdSFQS— Debra Messing✍🏻 (@Debra Messing✍🏻) 1602726207.0
It's good to know Kamala Harris was just as distracted by the fly as the rest of us were.
Future VP Kamala re: the fly. I love this lady! @maddow https://t.co/PSPd0zFO4v— 𝘫𝘦𝘳𝘦𝘮𝘺 𝘭. (@𝘫𝘦𝘳𝘦𝘮𝘺 𝘭.) 1602726106.0
When @maddow asks you about the fly on your debate opponent’s head #maddow @KamalaHarris 🤣 https://t.co/aIN963dLSx— RD Bacon (@RD Bacon) 1602727470.0
Ok @maddow just asked @KamalaHarris if she noticed the fly on pence’s head! They were both cracking up. Kamala shoo… https://t.co/Pn0fndeqNx— LynnR (@LynnR) 1602726132.0
With the pandemic back on the rise across the country with no end in sight, it's important to enjoy the little things. Even things as small as a fly.
Biggest laugh I had all day was Kamala Harris on @maddow tonight. Rachel asked Kamala if she saw the fly on Pence's… https://t.co/AUk5taceui— Clyde224 (@Clyde224) 1602731987.0
The Fly: I was making eyes at Kamala. She didn’t acknowledge me because, hey, she was at work. But I know deep down… https://t.co/3RWNNnwLRL— Renee (@Renee) 1602727006.0
The fly has truly become one of our nation's political celebrities.
@CCLcaribecrew @maddow @KamalaHarris My laugh out loud few minutes! Did not expect that question! 🤣🤣🤣— michele frazier (@michele frazier) 1602759465.0
Who knows where the fly will appear next? Perhaps we can expect a cameo during the final Presidential debate! Only time will tell...