As Twitchy reported last night, VP Mike Pence was compared to Colin Kaepernick after he (and Japan’s PM) didn’t stand when athletes representing North Korea entered the stadium at the Olympics’ opening ceremony. Democrats Sen. Chris Murphy said something similar today:

Is not standing during the entrance of a team representing a brutal communist regime really comparable? Murphy apparently thought so. Murphy got some applause from people who thought he made a valid point, but not everybody thinks he scored:

But Murphy’s probably still patting himself on the back for that tweet though.