Today’s storyline might be more dramatic than anything Broadway playwrights have created. In case you missed it, Vice President-elect Mike Pence went to see “Hamilton,” and was booed loudly during the performance.
Afterward, the cast addressed him directly.
“We truly hope that this show has inspired you to uphold our American values and to work on behalf all of us,” actor Brandon Victor Dixon said, reading from prepared remarks. “All of us.”
Pence hasn’t responded publicly but President-elect Donald Trump took to his favorite social media platform and lashed out via Twitter:
That prompted a new hashtag to trend: #ThankYouHamilton:
President Barack Obama has had direct dealings with “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, too. Only instead of picking a social media fight, he had him to the Rose Garden where they free-styled then dropped the mic: