Bloomberg convention speech goes viral after fly lands on face

A fly that landed on former 2020 presidential candidate Michael BloombergMichael BloombergBiden's great challenge: Build an economy for long-term prosperity and security The secret weapon in Biden's fight against climate change Sanders celebrates Biden-Harris victory: 'Thank God democracy won out' 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 BidenTrump alludes to possible 2024 run in White House remarks Tiger King's attorney believes they're close to getting pardon from Trump Cruz urges Supreme Court to take up Pennsylvania election challenge 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) WallaceBiden adviser: 'He does not have any concern' about Trump lawsuits Public health expert: Americans no longer acting 'with common purpose' on pandemic Anti-Defamation League criticizes White House appointee 'who has consorted with racists' MORE, who called it "enormously effective," and CNN anchor Jake TapperJacob (Jake) Paul TapperBiden, Harris to sit with CNN's Tapper in first post-election joint interview Jake Tapper jokes he's retained Giuliani to look into fraud in 'Sexiest Man' election Brennan takes final shot at Trump: 'I leave his fate to our judicial system, his infamy to history, & his legacy to a trash heap' MORE, who labeled it "one of the best, if not the best, of his career."