The vice president was hosting military families for National Military Spouse Appreciation Day on Tuesday at the White House.
While thanking the kids for showing up to the event, he accidentally smacked one in the face:
While most kids, and adults for that matter, would have just let the incident go, this brave soul did not.
He was due an apology from Pence, and he wasn't going to stop until he got one.
What would you have done if Pence elbowed you in the face? A kid followed Pence around the room until he received an apology.— InxsySparxs (@InxsyS) May 10, 2017
The Huffington Post edited together a video of the boy's persistent request, and it is kind of adorable:
Twitter was quick to praise the kid for seeking out the apology he deserved:
And while we're happy for the kid, we can't help but wonder when OUR apology is coming: