Last night at the VP debates, Sen. Tim Kaine attempted to hold Gov. Mike Pence accountable for Trump's infamous statement that Mexicans were rapists. Annoyed at having to defend his running mate, Pence broke through his 1950's stone shell and responded, "you whipped out that Mexican thing again."

The country went deaf from the sound of everyone gasping all at once. Pence's response was so absurdly dismissive that once the Americans caught their breath, they raced to Twitter and birthed the hashtag #ThatMexicanThing.