Congressman Louie Gohmert—one of the many Republicans who still refuse to admit Joe Biden won the November election—was giving a speech in Washington D.C. when one of his teeth fell out.
You can see the moment here:
Rep. Louie Gohmert’s tooth just fell out at his press conference. https://t.co/ieeEeBtcXp— The Recount (@The Recount)1607464094.0
The strange moment was quickly seized upon by both the internet and television personalities like The Daily Show's Trevor Noah.
Noah addressed Gohmert's mishap during his monologue, saying:
"Can we just take a moment to reflect on how hard this month has been for Trump's people?"
"Because it's not easy to overturn a democracy. It's actually taking a physical toll on them. Trump's hair went grey overnight, his legal team is riddled with corona, and now, one of Trump's top supporters, Congressman Louie Gohmert, is literally falling apart."
We're not saying this is related. But Louie Gohmert did have COVID. https://t.co/Qu2EJXvCil— The Recount (@The Recount)1607464738.0
@replouiegohmert Got Teeth? The physical toll of supporting Trump is a lot, right? Start watching around 2:50 https://t.co/mmuJqNIr3F— OperationMAGAOfficial (@OperationMAGAOfficial)1607608938.0
Noah continued, pointing out how Republicans have been literally falling apart since President Trump lost.
"That is the most disgusting thing I have ever seen in 2020. And remember, I've seen everything. I mean, I saw Rudy's hair melt."
"But as disgusting as it is, it's still pretty funny, man. Trump's court cases are getting knocked out of court so hard that other people are losing their teeth."
There is a Chinese saying that literally says your teeth will fall out when you lie. 🤣 https://t.co/b22HS419Mx— Quest For Apollo (@Quest For Apollo)1607607197.0
The GOP is literally falling apart 🤣🤣🤣 https://t.co/047sRfkTAZ— BlackWoman InMarmalade FascistAmerica🆘 (@BlackWoman InMarmalade FascistAmerica🆘)1607620921.0
Twitter followed Noah's lead, showing Gohmert no mercy.
louie gohmert’s tooth https://t.co/zdr4BlDQyO— Matt Yost (@Matt Yost)1607468241.0
@replouiegohmert You losing your tooth was real, Hunter's laptop is a fabrication of Rudy.— Kukla (@Kukla)1607476708.0
my spouse and i sending each other the louie gohmert tooth video at the exact same moment https://t.co/rOo0iUrPlI— frankenberry beret (@frankenberry beret)1607466060.0
Attempting to undermine democracy is most definitely not a good look for Gohmert.
Everytime trump suffers another defeat in the courts, a Republican loses a tooth, true story. WATCH: Rep. Louie G… https://t.co/PsmWMDsNKk— Covie (@Covie)1607474391.0
The point of Louie Gohmert's tooth loss is that he had Covid and there is now tremendous evidence (including my own… https://t.co/wyHGIwDUTK— Diana Berrent (@Diana Berrent)1607483094.0
Many online suspected Gohmert's tooth loss may be connected to his recent positive test for the virus.
Sorry kids, the tooth fairy resigned after seeing Louie Gohmert’s tooth drop out of his head. That was a bicuspid too far.— Becky, Baroness of Bunzy and Part-Time Princess (@Becky, Baroness of Bunzy and Part-Time Princess)1607523508.0
The two biggest things @replouiegohmert has done in Congress are catching COVID and losing his tooth on TV.— Hank Gilbert (@Hank Gilbert)1607474312.0
Noah summed things up best when he said:
"My man, I don't care what side of history you're on, if your tooth falls out mid-speech, your argument is over."