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Thu Sep 5, 2019, 08:49 PM

Mike Pence Got Colorfully Taunted On His Way To Meet Iceland's President

Source: huff post




09/05/2019 07:10 am ET Updated 12 hours ago



A company in Reykjavik swapped its flags for rainbow Pride ones ahead of the vice president’s visit.


Vice President Mike Pence was greeted by a row of fluttering rainbow flags as he was driven to meet Iceland’s President Gudni Johannesson on Wednesday.

The Advania technology company ― located in the building opposite Hofdi House in the capital Reykjavik, where Pence convened with Johannesson ― swapped its own flags for Pride ones on the morning of Pence’s visit.


“We just felt the need to celebrate diversity today and wanted to show that by flying the flags,” said Ægir Már Þórisson, the company’s director, according to the Iceland Monitor website. Bloomberg’s White House correspondent Justin Sink shared photos of Pence’s convoy passing the display to Twitter:

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Reply Mike Pence Got Colorfully Taunted On His Way To Meet Iceland's President (Original post)
riversedge Sep 5 OP
groundloop Sep 5 #1
alfredo Sep 5 #4
George II Sep 5 #2
Blue Owl Sep 5 #3
shenmue Sep 5 #7
SergeStorms Sep 5 #5
YOHABLO Sep 5 #6
Behind the Aegis Sep 6 #8
courtjester Sep 6 #9

Response to riversedge (Original post)

Thu Sep 5, 2019, 09:01 PM

1. I don't suppose the US will be making an offer to buy Iceland now.

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Response to groundloop (Reply #1)

Thu Sep 5, 2019, 09:25 PM

4. Not really, he's asking a question for Eric Trump

How do you pronounce Bjork, is it Bork or B-jork?

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Thu Sep 5, 2019, 09:13 PM

2. That's beautiful, just subtle enough that Pence probably didn't understand.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Thu Sep 5, 2019, 09:21 PM

3. He deserves the mother of all glitter bombs...

n/t

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Response to Blue Owl (Reply #3)

Thu Sep 5, 2019, 11:29 PM

7. YASS

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Thu Sep 5, 2019, 10:29 PM

5. I doubt he even noticed....

and even if he did, would he know what a rainbow flag means? I don't imagine 'mother' allows any reading material in her house that hasn't been thoroughly scrubbed for 'gayness'.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Thu Sep 5, 2019, 11:24 PM

6. I'm in agreement that he probably had no clue. Probably thought that was the Icelandic Flag colors.

> go Iceland!

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Fri Sep 6, 2019, 12:27 AM

8. I posted this earlier...




I saw that on a Facebook page of a drag queen I met in Iceland two years ago.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Fri Sep 6, 2019, 12:55 AM

9. No problem !

He'll just write their name in his little book of revenge, and as soon as the Christian right overthrows this country and installs him as dictator - nuke'em !

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