Tiny bird felt the Bern, landed on Sanders' campaign podium, everyone went crazy
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Bernie Sanders nabbed a teeny, but crucial, endorsement today from a supporter during his appearance in Portland, Oregon.
While speaking to a crowd at the Moda Center, a small bird landed on his podium, prompting a chorus of cheers from the audience.
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"I think that there may be some symbolism here," Sanders said after the bird flew from his podium. "I know it doesn't look like it, but that bird is really a dove asking us for world peace."
Naturally, the Bernie Sanders campaign knows an opportunity when it sees one:
The Internet, of course reacted accordingly:
Internet Responds To Bird At Bernie Sanders Rally
#BirdieSanders #FeelTheBird https://t.co/JaS3dVXUHi
He may not be the Disney princess we deserve, but he is the Disney princess we need. #BirdieSanders https://t.co/o8fQhQGGx1
After today's Portland rally, I've found my new favorite Disney Princess. #BirdieSanders #StillSanders https://t.co/LFrrdO6Lq7
Looks like Portland officially put a bird on it. #BirdieSanders https://t.co/m7dcM2taa2
In #Portland today, even Mother Nature endorsed Bernie! #BirdieSanders #Bernie2016 @BernieSanders @People4Bernie https://t.co/dLDsWzSrJA
Put. A. Bern. On. It. #BirdieSanders https://t.co/XU9LFfxmhq
What a time to be a bird on a thing.