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2020 Democratic candidates trying to be cool

Referencing Lizzo, going live on Insta, trying to become a meme — the Democratic candidates really want you to think they're cool.

What are the Democratic candidates doing?

Here 6 times the 2020 Democratic candidates tried to look a little cooler than they actually are.

When Elizabeth Warren went live on Instagram

To announce that she was taking a big step and progressing toward a White House bid for the 2020 election, Senator Elizabeth Warren decided to go live on Instagram. But making this announcement was not the only thing she did on her livestream. Warren also drank a beer and talked about what she did throughout the day. She even answered some questions from her followers. During the Instagram live, she called for her husband, hollering, “Hold on a sec, I’m gonna get me a beer. Hey! My husband Bruce is now in here. I’m crazy about him.”

When Mike Bloomberg bought himself some memes

The former mayor of New York City is getting creative with his ad campaign — by turning to memes. So far, he has paid 20 major meme accounts, that all have millions of followers each, on Instagram to share sponsored posts. This leaves people questioning whether his campaign strategy is clever or out of touch.

When Bernie Sanders started hanging out with rappers

Senator Sanders sat down with Killer Mike from Run The Jewels in a new campaign video. This video was likely posted as a response to the claims that Sanders is indulging the hip-hop community in order to increase his popularity for the 2020 presidential election. At the beginning of the campaign video, Sanders can be seen laughing with Killer Mike, asking, “Should I refer to you as Mike or ‘Killer Mike’? ‘Mike’ good?”

When Pete Buttigieg made a Lizzo reference on CBS This Morning

Both Pete Buttigieg and Lizzo made an appearance on the CBS show the same morning. When co-host Gayle King asked Buttigieg to describe himself in three words, he responded with “Standing near Lizzo, right now!” King kept the joke running and followed up by asking, “Have you taken any DNA tests recently?”, to which he responded “Yes, I’m 100% that nominee to lead the future.”

When Andrew Yang sang karaoke

In an effort to appear hip and cool, Andrew Yang sang karaoke at an appearance. He can been seen singing, “Won't you come see about me? I'll be alone, dancing you know it baby!”

When Joe Biden did… whatever this is

Biden can be seen surrounded by young supporters singing a remix of the Backstreet Boy’s song “Everybody”. Biden stands by smiling and appears to soak in all of the attention. They sang, “Joe Biden! Yeah, yeah. Joe Biden! Yeah, yeah. Joe Biden! Biden’s back, alright!”

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03/03/2020 1:00 PMupdated: 03/03/2020 1:55 PM

19 comments

  • Andres C.
    03/13/2020 14:52

    America is the laughing stock of it all so sad

  • San G.
    03/12/2020 06:08

    None of the candidates is any close to being better than Trump. No strong characters.

  • Rene A.
    03/11/2020 19:07

    Joe Biden used to be the cool Uncle, but now he is just another blubbering buffoon just like the current president. Biden is NOT the answer, he is NOT good for the Democratic party

  • Lucien A.
    03/10/2020 21:09

    One way ticket to the mental institution and lobotomy

  • Thomas W.
    03/09/2020 20:38

    All of yous .Don't what a good time is .Your not real . Most of us are street smart when it dose go down .We live .You die ..Keep it real .Made in the U.S.

  • Kenny I.
    03/09/2020 20:10

    Democrats are a bunch of clowns

  • Brian M.
    03/09/2020 07:50

    Biden is back but does he know it what is with these democrats they can't even get a full coherent sentence out of their mouths. That just tells me even they don't believe the crap coming out of their mouths

  • Bate N.
    03/06/2020 22:01

    Killer Mike and Cardi both volunteered to hangout with Bernie lol

  • Michael M.
    03/06/2020 18:49

    I would be drink tequila and talking about how only a fool raises interest rates when the market is well over earnings , Leaving people with out a safe place to put their money Then I would move on to discuss how only disgusting people would vote for a person that has incited violence on more than one occasion . Moving on to discuss the differences between the Tragic republican vision vs the Utopian democrat vision .

  • Valdemar J.
    03/06/2020 11:01

    Lo de Warren😂�iue

  • Robert K.
    03/05/2020 21:50

    The party of "diversity" screaming nothing but racism, sexism , ect. now has two old white men running for president 😂 Frauds

  • Michael L.
    03/05/2020 01:06

    actually none of these were that bad. bloomberg was a little cringey tho.

  • Cassy H.
    03/04/2020 22:45

    LOOK WHAT BLOOMBERG SAID TO BE COOL 😂😂😂😂 read the first screenshot carefully

  • Victor R.
    03/04/2020 18:11

    Trump 2020

  • Hafez D.
    03/04/2020 16:26

    Dont want no gay president

  • Joel B.
    03/04/2020 02:30

    Ultimate cringe

  • Andres C.
    03/03/2020 15:52

    All these people don't even know what they want or who they are themselves

  • Ed G.
    03/03/2020 13:17

    Hold on a sec, I'm gonna get me a beer?! Liz just scored gold at the cringelympics.

  • Benjamin P.
    03/03/2020 13:05

    At least with Bernie sanders, cardi b and killer mike are his public supporters before they met him.

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