11: 01 am
A video buffooning former President Barack Obama’s recommendation of Joe Biden tweeted out by President Trump rapidly acquired more views than Obama’s original tweet in support of the former vice president.
The meme on Trump’s Twitter account drew 10.3 million viewers within approximately 13 hours, to Obama’s 10.2 million, Fox News reported.
Trump continued to amass audiences Tuesday morning, hitting 13.5 million, while Obama’s 12- minute video appeared stalled at 10.3 million.
The video played off an Allstate Insurance spot including spokesman Dennis Haysbert enjoying a basketball game with good friends when a commercial in which he appears is aired throughout a break.
In the parody, Obama’s head is superimposed on Haysbert’s body and the advertisement shows Biden speaking in 2017 about how he utilized to be a lifeguard when he was more youthful.
As the former veep recalls how kids utilized to rub his leg in the pool to enjoy his “hair come back up once again,” the group of males take a look at Obama.
He then says, “What?”
Obama endorsed Biden after Sen. Bernie Sanders pulled out of the 2020 presidential race, clearing the path to the nomination for the previous veep.
He also slammed Trump’s handling of the coronavirus action without discussing him by name.
” Our country’s future hangs on this election and it will not be easy,” Obama said. “On the other hand, pandemics have a method of cutting through a lot of noise and spin to remind us of what is genuine and what is necessary.”