Mike Pence: How wonderful to meet you at this extremely public place. My wife is approximately two feet to my left.
Margaret Atwood: (politely smiles)
Mike Pence: I’m a fan of your work. Or as the president would say “tremendous” fan. Bigly. (chuckles)
Margaret Atwood: Why thank you.
Mike Pence: The Handmaid’s Tale is just brilliant. I’ve a copy of it in my office.
Margaret Atwood: (blinks)
Mike Pence: I’ve read several times.
Margaret Atwood: Um, you know that’s a dystopia, yes?
Mike Pence: (coughs) Oops.