Seeing a friend of yours struggle during an interview or debate is a painful thing to watch.
But if it's someone who's trying to spout some nonsense that troll bots post automatically on Twitter, it's nice to see them get their comeuppances.
In the case of Ted Crockett's recent silence during an appearance on CNN, it's bittersweet. It's great to see him knocked off his high horse as he advocates for Roy Moore, but on the other hand, this is a man who's been elected for three terms. Think about it.
"Roy Moore campaign spokesman responds with silence when asked if he knew people can be sworn in with a text other than the Christian bible," tweeted CNN's The Lead.
When you work in government and don't know something as basic as this...and then proceed to not have a single response to it while on one of the world's largest TV stations, it's just profoundly embarrassing.
But that didn't stop Twitter from roasting Crockett for it.
People likened him to a malfunctioning computer.
I mean, it's really just astounding the amount of time Crockett takes up to simply stare blankly into the camera.
The look on his face is priceless.
ERROR! ERROR! THE BIBLE DOES NOT RULE AMERICA?! DOES NOT COMPUTE!
Crockett might just be responsible for a new meme.
A lot of Twitter users were shaking their heads at the entire situation, believing that Crockett's blunder is indicative of just how sorry of a state American politics is in today.
While others pointed out the different texts past officials used to swear themselves into office.
People began sharing their preferred texts of choice that they'd use to swear themselves in.
I'd probably use a VHS of Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, but that's just me.