What Vince Vaughn Did at Football Game That Outraged the Left

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White House deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley smeared Democrats on Fox & Friends - claiming they are more upset with actor Vince Vaughn for shaking President Donald Trump's hand at the college football national championship game than they are at Iran Quds Forces commander Qasem Soleimani for killing American citizens.

The video was uploaded by former Deadspin employee, Timothy Burke, who captioned it, "I'm very sorry to have to share this video with you".

There has been no widespread call to boycott the actor's movies, with some pointing out that he's been a known Republican, supporting the conservative candidates in the last three elections, and even calls himself a libertarian. Let's hope they were discussing Wedding Crashers 2 and not nuclear war with Iran.

Last night's cameo alongside an impeached president might just jump-start Vaughn's celebrity with a new generation: Not only was his name trending on Twitter, but so was the phrase "Who is Vince Vaughn?". Once upon a time I found him quite entertaining. "Not anymore", tweeted one Stephanie Kennedy, who describes herself as a member of the "impeachment task force".

"It's an unbelievable time to be alive when shaking the hand of the president is enough to get you canceled. You never learn", another person said.

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The already-cancelled Mike Cernovich's tweet has garnered 14,000 likes so far: "I, too, can not bear to watch a video of two men speaking civilly".

"Jan 13, 2020: the day Vince Vaughn has been canceled", one user said, while another wrote, "Ladies & Gentlemen, I regret to inform you Vince Vaughn is CANCELLED".

However, we do know they did not show up to the game together.

But for many drowning in the viral toxicity of United States discourse that joke provoked a bitter nod, not a hearty laugh.

The statements, views and opinions expressed in this column are exclusively those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of RT.

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