Terry McAuliffe danced like no person was watching at a rally Tuesday evening — however many had been and so they reacted afterward.
McAuliffe, who’s within the battle of his political life, all of a sudden neck and neck with Republican Glenn Youngkin within the Virginia governor’s race, threw his arms into the air and swayed to Ben Rector’s “Drive” whereas on stage in Arlington with President Biden in a cringe-worthy video clip that quickly went viral.
McAuliffe, the previous chairman of the Democratic National Committee, sporting a grey swimsuit and light-blue shirt and not using a tie, was the one one dancing on the stage.
“I’m the worst dancer ever, which is why I don’t dance in public. Terry McAuliffe too should stop dancing in public,” Meghan McCain remarked on Twitter, linking to a video posted by Jake Schneider, a member of the Republican National Committee’s speedy response workforce.
In his tweet, Schneider known as McAuliffe’s strikes, “Cringe, part infinity.”
“The Terry McAuliffe dance truly took on a life of its own tonight,” mentioned Kayleigh McEnany, the press secretary for former President Donald Trump and a Fox News host.
It’s not the primary time McCauliffe bought down and boogied throughout a political rally.
McAuliffe posted a video of himself dancing at a marketing campaign occasion in June earlier than Virginia’s Democratic major election with state legislators Louise Lucas and Lionell Sprulli.
“I heard folks wanted more dancing,” he wrote within the tweet.
Just final week McAuliffe broke out in dance to “Drive” on the conclusion of a rally in Dumfries with Vice President Kamala Harris, though his strikes weren’t as enthusiastic as these Tuesday evening.
Then two days later he was rocking out to the music, a staple at his rallies, after former President Barack Obama spoke at a rally in Richmond.
He told CNN he apologized to his employees for breaking the “cardinal rule” after dancing throughout a 2016 rally in Virginia for Tim Kaine, who was the operating mate of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.
McCauliffe, who served as governor between 2014 and 2018, is locked in a lifeless warmth along with his Republican challenger Glenn Youngkin.