Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) dropped not one, not two but three F-bombs during a virtual Senate hearing on Friday.
Twitter users immediately suggested that Carper had summed up 2020 with the amusing outburst, which went viral.
Carper rattled off the series of curse words after he was called on to question Postmaster General Louis DeJoy but initially struggled to unmute himself.
“Fuck, fuck, fuck,” Carper was saying, as his voice became audible.
After uttering the expletives and proving he wasn’t on mute anymore, Carper was able to question DeJoy over recent changes made to the Postal Service, after President Donald Trump’s admission that he wants to make voting by mail more difficult ahead of the 2020 election.
A spokesperson for Carper confirmed to Politico that he “got frustrated with technical difficulties this morning, but that pales in comparison to his frustration with a postmaster general who’s actively undermining the U.S. Postal Service during a national crisis.”
Carper later tweeted:
Fellow Twitter users agreed that Carper’s comments summed up the year: