The Brief: The Pelosi Clap meme template is used to signify a condescending reaction to someone.


The Pelosi clap meme is a photo taken by Doug Mills during the 2019 State of the Union and is generally used a 👏clap-👏back, throwing shade, or just general condescension.

It was also described by comedian Patton Oswalt as a “F*** you, clap”

Pelosi’s daughter weighed-in on the significance of The Clap: