'Totally Relatable': Sanders Appears to Stumble Into TikTok Shoot – His Reaction Goes Viral


Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is going viral again, not for something he said this time, but for the look on his face.

An account named Wu-Tang is for the Children shared a TikTok video on Monday and wrote, “Bernie is in town doing media for his book and walked into a TikTok.”

The video shows a TikTok user performing a dance on a sidewalk as Sanders is seen walking toward the camera.

Upon apparently noticing his route was blocked by TikTokers, Sanders stopped and displayed an expression probably familiar to anyone who has encountered influencers in their way, then pivoted and walked behind them.

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As of Tuesday morning, the video had received at least 1.4 million views on Twitter.

Libertarian commentator Jen Monroe reacted, “It’s sad that his politics suck so bad, because on every other level he’s totally relatable.”

Farnoush Amiri, a congressional reporter for The Associated Press, tweeted, “This is exactly how I expect Sen. Bernie Sanders to respond to walking into a TikTok.”

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Conservative commentator Noam Blum wrote, “Once again I am asking you to put your hands in the air and wave them like you just don’t care.”

Barry Malone, the deputy editor-in-chief for the Thomson Reuters Foundation, wrote, “The look of utter disgust when Bernie finds himself caught in a TikTok.”

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Sanders went viral in 2021 during President Joe Biden’s inauguration ceremony when he was seen wearing a parka and mittens.

The Vermont senator later sold merchandise with the picture on it and said he raised $1.7 million for charitable organizations.

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