Tim Kaine becomes an unlikely cowboy anti-hero with his face mask bandana

Tim Kaine becomes an unlikely cowboy anti-hero with his face mask bandana

We’ve all changed a lot during the last four years, but nobody’s image has changed quite as much as Tim Kaine, Virginia senator, and now, socially-distanced wild west bandit. 

An image of Kaine glaring down the Senate floor while wearing a bandana as a face mask is going viral, drawing comparisons to Old West movie tropes. It’s a sharp change in public image for the senator, who was largely panned as “America’s step-dad” during his 2016 run for vice president with presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. While he was previously known for his goofy demeanor and delighted reaction to the concept of balloons, Kaine put on a more stern mask — literally.  Read more…

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