Rep. Kennedy Mocked For Delivering SOTU Rebuttal After Applying Vat of Chapstick to Face
Rep. Joe Kennedy III addresses DACA recipients in both Spanish and English: “And to all the Dreamers out there watching tonight, let me be absolutely clear … You are part of our story, we will fight for you and we will not walk away”
Watch Rep. Kennedy on New Day Wed. 7a ET pic.twitter.com/ebBjVffeE6
— New Day (@NewDay) January 31, 2018
Rep. Joe Kennedy III delivered the Democratic rebuttal to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union, and like some of his famous predecessors, delivered an impressive speech while somehow also managing to botch the visuals.
Not only did Kennedy give his rebuttal as a wrecked car sat behind him — a curious choice, given his great-uncle’s infamous “Chappaquiddick incident” — but it also appeared that Joe applied a vat of vaseline to his lips before taking the stage.
The extent of his moisturizing was hard to ignore, even as he delivered an impassioned rebuttal of Trump’s SOTU and stood up for American values. And Twitter reacted like the collective of soulless bastards it is — with copious amounts of mockery.
Why is Joe Kennedy wearing so much chapstick
— Brett LoGiurato (@BrettLoGiurato) January 31, 2018
Q: How much Chapstick did Joe Kennedy use tonight?
A: All of it.
— NotKennyRogers (@NotKennyRogers) January 31, 2018
Joe Kennedy III is wearing an alarming amount of chapstick.
— Tyler Coates (@tylercoates) January 31, 2018
— The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) January 31, 2018
Rep Joe Kennedy III’s lips already have a Twitter account. https://t.co/K9CWIcTwsX
— Todd Schnitt (@toddschnitt) January 31, 2018
— Joe Kennedy’s Lips (@JoeKennedyLips) January 31, 2018
Too much Vaseline on the corners of the lips of the guy named for a bootlegger, and too much Hemingway sentence structure emanating from those lips.
— Michael Weiss (@michaeldweiss) January 31, 2018
“Yo give your lips a wipe, your lip balm looks shiny and weird”- not the person hanging out with Joe Kennedy before he went on.
— Austen Fletcher (@fleccas) January 31, 2018
Joe Kennedy needs to ease up on the lip gloss and the pre-speech Red Bull.
— Rick Wilson (@TheRickWilson) January 31, 2018
You’ll never believe what happened if you thought, well at least that redheaded Kennedy won’t drool during his thing like a big weird idiot.
— Dan O’Sullivan (@Bro_Pair) January 31, 2018
Kennedy even acknowledged the incident, responding to this tweet:
— Victoria McGrane (@vgmac) January 31, 2018
No kidding. https://t.co/84ZArQynpt
— Rep. Joe Kennedy III (@RepJoeKennedy) January 31, 2018
BONUS: Twitter is horribly depraved, so it also pointed out that time Ted Kennedy killed a woman after driving his car off a bridge and into a channel:
The Joe Kennedy/car jokes are too easy. I refuse to sink down to that level.
— Jeff B. (@EsotericCD) January 31, 2018
The last time a Kennedy was this damp, a car was sitting in the bottom of chappaquiddick
— T. Becket Adams (@BecketAdams) January 31, 2018
Bravo to the Dem advance staffer who decided to put a Kennedy in front of a car wreck on national TV.
— Lachlan Markay (@lachlan) January 31, 2018
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