GOP sees future, declares Mike Pence winner of VP debate

Eric Trump, son of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, third from left, sits in the audience before the the vice-presidential debate between Republican vice-presidential nominee Gov. Mike Pence and Democratic vice-presidential nominee Sen. Tim Kaine at Longwood University in Farmville, Va., Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016. (Andrew Gombert/Pool via AP)

Eric Trump, son of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, third from left, sits in the audience before the the vice-presidential debate between Republican vice-presidential nominee Gov. Mike Pence and Democratic vice-presidential nominee Sen. Tim Kaine at Longwood University in Farmville, Va., Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016. (Andrew Gombert/Pool via AP)

The Republican Party is so confident that Mike Pence will win tonight’s vice presidential debate, it declared it so hours early.

The GOP apparently had two pre-written blog posts ready to go hours before tonight’s big event in Farmville, Va.: One declaring Pence the winner, one saying Democrat Tim Kaine didn’t get asked the tough questions. Only problem is someone hit “publish” a few hours early. .While the blog posts have since disappeared, they were captured, of course, on Twitter.

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