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Viewers distracted as fly lands on Mike Pence's head during debate

The vice presidential debate featured plexiglass barriers to prevent coronavirus spread, but they were no match for the night’s most talked-about intruder: a fly. The insect briefly buzzed around the stage where Mike Pence and Kamala Harris were debating before landing and staying on Mr Pence’s head. It went unmentioned onstage, with the pair continuing to focus on the discussion of systemic racism in the justice system. But as the insect took up residence on Mr Pence’s white hair, the social media firestorm was immediate.

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