Bloomberg convention speech goes viral after fly lands on face

A fly that landed on former 2020 presidential candidate Michael BloombergMichael BloombergBiden's domestic and global challenges on COVID vaccinations Press: Even Jeff Bezos should pay income taxes What the Democrats should be doing to reach true bipartisanship 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.




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 BidenExpanding child tax credit could lift 4 million children out of poverty: analysis Maria Bartiromo defends reporting: 'Keep trashing me, I'll keep telling the truth' The Memo: The center strikes back 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) WallaceSunday shows - Biden foreign policy in focus Pompeo defends Trump on Russia in Chris Wallace interview Lewandowski says Trump has not spoken to him about being reinstated MORE, who called it "enormously effective," and CNN anchor Jake TapperJacob (Jake) Paul TapperPolice investigating death of TV anchor who uncovered Clinton tarmac meeting as suicide Mississippi governor: Biden goal of 70 percent of US vaccinated by July 4 is 'arbitrary' Energy secretary: Adversaries have capability of shutting down US power grid MORE, who labeled it "one of the best, if not the best, of his career."