The Brief: The Pelosi Clap meme template is used to signify a condescending reaction to someone.
— Deb Flute (@DebFlute) February 6, 2019
It was also described by comedian Patton Oswalt as a “F*** you, clap”
— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) February 6, 2019
— Steadman™ (@AsteadWesley) February 6, 2019
Pelosi’s daughter weighed-in on the significance of The Clap:
#waybackwednesday – oh yes that clap took me back to the teen years. She knows. And she knows that you know. And frankly she’s disappointed that you thought this would work. But here’s a clap. #youtriedit pic.twitter.com/vUCX2uAUvv
— Christine Pelosi (@sfpelosi) February 6, 2019