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“Old white men sitting on gold thrones”: The funniest tweets about Trump and Pence’s first joint interview

“I think we will have very very good chemistry.” (AP/Evan Vucci)
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After Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump declared Indiana governor Mike Pence his running mate last week, the pair are now gearing up for this week’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland. On Sunday, July 17, Trump and Pence did their first-ever joint interview, in a much-lampooned appearance on 60 Minutes with Lesley Stahl.

In addition to tallying the number of times Trump interrupted Pence, viewers took to Twitter for an in-depth analysis of the décor in the three-story Trump Tower penthouse where the interview was filmed. Some compared the pair’s golden chairs to the home stylings of former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, while others aired doubts about their ability to connect with ordinary people. Here’s a round-up of the best jabs and observations:

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