On the first night of the Republican National Convention, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) took the stage to give a speech attacking Joe Biden and promoting the GOP.
Commenters on social media ridiculed the speech — many of them mocking his appearance, and others laughing over the fact that even he referred to himself as a "Florida Man."
A very Matt Gaetz opener: "I'm speaking to you from an auditorium emptier than Joe Biden's daily schedule." #RNC2020 https://t.co/uzMvwoxvUK— Evan McMurry (@Evan McMurry)1598316494.0
Matt Gaetz just self-identified as "a Florida man" and I'm furious I didn't think of it first— Tim Alberta (@Tim Alberta)1598316752.0
Matt Gaetz needs to fire the person who did his makeup. Also, he just referred to us progressives as "woketopians" LMAO.— Frederick Joseph (@Frederick Joseph)1598316531.0
Matt Gaetz tried to make a Biden joke and referred to AOC and others as "Woketopians" who will "invite MS 13 to liv… https://t.co/g9JyKkdrLx— Tom Nichols (@Tom Nichols)1598316555.0
Matt gaetz has massive amount of makeup on. And a dopey hair do. Blasting socialists and AOC. They are going to “let MS13 into your homes.”— 🏳️🌈Lisa Talmadge (@🏳️🌈Lisa Talmadge)1598316555.0
Why in the fuck would someone put a penis on the RNC stage??!! That's so fucking disrespectful! Wait....That's Matt Gaetz.— Stephen Crockett Jr. (@Stephen Crockett Jr.)1598316657.0
@RadioFreeTom And drunk Florida guy. @mattgaetz / @RepMattGaetz— SCAM (@SCAM)1598316556.0
My daughter just asked if Matt Gaetz is wearing camouflage lipstick 😂😂😂— Jillybean (@Jillybean)1598316555.0
@mattgaetz the nightmare started 4 years ago. You are Florida Man— teachdontpreach (@teachdontpreach)1598316657.0