By signing up you agree to receive email newsletters or updates from POLITICO and you agree to our privacy policy and terms of service. In a multi-photo upload to the image sharing site, he shared that "If you put your phone really close to the top of your tv and tilt it down all these candidates look really big brained." I have to admit: Never in the course of the 2020 election cycle did I expect to type the words "Amy Klobuchar's feet." (Sanders has fiercely denied this; Warren’s team insists it happened.) save. From the calamari comeback to Amy Klobuchar's feet, here are the best memes inspired by the 2020 Democratic National Convention. 1. God, Maher sucks. 99% Upvoted. #DemDebate pic.twitter.com/hr8EWlI1L2, Like us on Facebook to see similar stories, Fairfax County police chief to step down in February, British grocer Sainsbury's is cutting 3,500 jobs and closing more than 80% of Argos stores. “A target-rich environment” is how one veteran Democratic operative described the comedic landscape. She literally went on Bill Maher tonight and did the snow woman shtick lollll, I'd like to see how your hair fares in a blizzard. Klobuchar and team are well aware of the historical role of the evening in inoculating politicians against vulnerabilities. Here are the highlights from a wild night in Des Moines: Viewers immediately noticed that billionaire Tom Steyer had doodled something on his hand, his hand that was now on national television. is a global, multi-platform media and entertainment company. Klobuchar's tremor is not “nervousness" nor new. You can unsubscribe at any time and you can contact us here. A successful evening would have her replicating the achievement of Leona Helmsley, who returned from prison for tax evasion in the 1990s with a reputation for berating her employees (the “Queen of Mean,” the New York tabloids called her) and launched an ad campaign boasting, “Say what you will, she runs a helluva hotel.”. But they seemed to have an uncomfortable post-debate encounter at the end of the night, fueling frenzied speculation online. Well, mostly because it was corny as hell. This modern question — how to judge public figures for personal failings? Better Business Bureau Accredited Business. She could tell a lame joke that purposely falls flat, then launch into a flamboyant tirade against a nearby aide: “You are the worst joke writer ever!” Or she could take the opposite tack, perhaps with a behind-the-scenes video at her office showing her ostentatiously lavishing praise on employees, watering their plants, picking up their dry cleaning and so on. But that’s not the only thing you missed: There was an even more awkward exchange in which Pete Buttigieg was confronted with his lack of support among black voters. Among other terrible things. Even so, the advice keeps coming. The Gridiron Club (I am not a member but am invited to this year’s dinner) throws an annual white-tie (does that even still exist in other settings?) I asked the Bloomberg folks what's going on with those tweets. Michelle: please don’t cover the living room walls with constitution wallpaper you will never use itBarack: o rly pic.twitter.com/fP9yPfwaxA, Not now dude come on pic.twitter.com/jrtH8I8ELJ, — The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) August 20, 2020, Class. When the progressive allies finally addressed their 2018 conversation about sexism that has been making the rounds, their exchange was explosive, albeit respectful. Do they care about the difference between setting “high expectations” (her description) or whether some aides found their experience “dehumanizing” (according to the Times)?   | Privacy Settings Klobuchar responded to those stories as she announced her presidential bid on February 10. Lyndon B. Johnson was either a good president because of civil rights or a bad one because of the Vietnam War. Why? Find us on: Facebook, Twitter, Writer Imagines Dates With Democratic Presidential Candidates, The Democratic Candidates As Broadway Musicals, Because Twitter, Big-Brain Versions Of Democratic Candidates Up The Debate's Funny Factor. Klobuchar must answer the question, one veteran Democratic operative said, “How do I turn this on myself in a way that humanizes and disarms and conveys a sense that I get it?”. As luck would have it — not clear yet whether it’s good luck or bad — the Minnesota senator is the Democratic speaker at Saturday night’s annual Gridiron Dinner. The most famous examples go way back. But here we are. First Warren rejected Bernie's handshake and then they appear to go at it. We know she told the staffer to clean the comb after she was done eating, but did she clean the comb before she used it? #BloombergFacts #DemDebate. Memes about ~~the US Presidential Race~~ Tom Steyer. Yesterday she nearly broke our timeline when she started a thread designating the remaining democratic candidates as Broadway musicals.While the cringe is kinda real, this will probably appeal to those of you who both follow politics and love musicals. Please contact the moderators of this subreddit if you have any questions or concerns. The Friday Cover is POLITICO Magazine's email of the week's best, delivered to your inbox every Friday morning. Mashable, MashBash and Mashable House are among the federally registered trademarks of Ziff Davis, LLC and may not be used by third parties without explicit permission. Amy Klobuchar. Powered by its own proprietary technology, Mashable is the go-to source for tech, digital culture and entertainment content for its dedicated and influential audience around the globe. ©2020 The evidence is deeply ambiguous about how far outside the standards of Washington bosses Klobuchar really lies. Apparently it is something called the “Jerusalem Cross,” does it “every day to remind myself that ultimately, the truth always wins.” The sort of thing one tells oneself when they’re mostly polling in the single digits. "Senator Klobuchar, same question- why don't black people like Pete Buttigieg? To take an example outside the political arena, many people can no longer appreciate Kevin Spacey’s work on-screen knowing what they do of his behavior off-screen. From speech backdrops to Amy Klobuchar's...feet, here are some of the best memes to come out of the 2020 DNC. Indeed, this year’s Gridiron promises an especially odd juxtaposition of old politics and new. Klobuchar’s upcoming performance turned into something of a parlor game this week with old hands who have helped other politicians prepare for Washington media dinners.