Well, this is funny. The Republican National Committee published a blog post Tuesday night declaring that their very own Gov. Mike Pence had won the vice presidential debate.
The only problem? The debate hadn't started yet.
"The consensus was clear after the dust settled, Mike Pence was the clear winner of the debate," the post read.
The post—obviously—was taken down pretty quickly, but not before being spotted, and mocked mercilessly, on Twitter:
RNC declares Mike Pence the winner and Hillary Clinton the loser of the VP #debate, which starts in 90 minutes.
Republicans accidentally puts on its website that Mike Pence won the vice presidential debate hours before it begins.
Republicans got a little ahead of themselves on Tuesday, posting an item that declared Mike Pence the winner of the vice presidential debate -- 90 minutes before the debate was … Click to Continue »
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