Bloomberg convention speech goes viral after fly lands on face

A fly that landed on former 2020 presidential candidate Michael BloombergMichael BloombergBloomberg pays fines for 32,000 felons in Florida so they can vote Top Democratic super PAC launches Florida ad blitz after Bloomberg donation The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - Latest with the COVID-19 relief bill negotiations MORE's face during his speech at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday generated serious buzz on social media.

The former New York City mayor, who poured nearly $1 billion into his failed presidential bid, had two visits from the fly, with it landing once near his right eye and another time just below his nose, prompting a number of comments across Twitter.

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Bloomberg entered the Democratic primary late, choosing to focus on Super Tuesday instead of early primaries and caucuses.

He dropped out of the race and endorsed former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenOmar fires back at Trump over rally remarks: 'This is my country' Trump mocks Biden appearance, mask use ahead of first debate Trump attacks Omar for criticizing US: 'How did you do where you came from?' MORE shortly after a poor showing on Super Tuesday. 

Bloomberg's remarks came on the same night that Biden accepted the Democratic nomination for president and gave a 24-minute speech that has been lauded by political media, including Fox News anchor Chris WallaceChristopher (Chris) WallaceDemocrats urge Biden to resist filibuster, court-packing calls The Hill's Campaign Report: GOP set to ask SCOTUS to limit mail-in voting First presidential debate to cover coronavirus, Supreme Court MORE, who called it "enormously effective," and CNN anchor Jake TapperJacob (Jake) Paul TapperJulia Louis-Dreyfus: 'We can't spend much time grieving' Ginsburg Pence aide dismisses concerns rushed vote on Trump nominee will hurt vulnerable senators Klobuchar: GOP can't use 'raw political power right in middle of an election' MORE, who labeled it "one of the best, if not the best, of his career."