On Monday, as CNN's Anderson Cooper reported on President Donald Trump's largely unmasked rally in Sanford, Florida, the campaign began blasting "Macho Man" — a hit song by the 1970s gay, multiracial disco group "Village People."
Cooper's incredulous reaction to the choice of song by a president with an aggressively anti-LGBTQ record earned instant reactions on social media.
Anderson Cooper’s face when told that they are playing Macho Man at Sanford rally. I’m dead 🤣🤣🤣🤣 https://t.co/DWmUkHlDRx— Coffee Is My Drug because *ADHD* 🏴☠️💜🌊💙🏳️🌈 (@Coffee Is My Drug because *ADHD* 🏴☠️💜🌊💙🏳️🌈)1602547843.0
Anderson Cooper is trying very hard to keep a straight face while “Macho Man” is blasting in the background - almos… https://t.co/94RYWVV78H— AC Junior 😷 (@AC Junior 😷)1602548276.0
Anderson Cooper’s facial expressions about Macho Man playing is how I feel about 2020. https://t.co/QZZLe99RXQ— Sabryia🐉 (@Sabryia🐉)1602548539.0
Anderson’s smirk while Macho Man is playing at the Trump superspreader rally is priceless @AC360 https://t.co/HkShkX3rB9— 𝘫𝘦𝘳𝘦𝘮𝘺 𝘭. (@𝘫𝘦𝘳𝘦𝘮𝘺 𝘭.)1602548040.0
Anderson Cooper’s face when he hears they are playing “Macho Man” at @realDonaldTrump ‘s rally. 🤣🤣🤣🤣 https://t.co/1SK23Z6yeR— BookofJonah (@BookofJonah)1602549237.0
Anderson Cooper is every gay man in America right now when he hears Macho Man playing at a Trump Rally. The irony o… https://t.co/BjHrrKYVvI— Nicolette NuVogue (@Nicolette NuVogue)1602550292.0
Anderson Cooper is the 68 to 70% of us I said they should play village ppl: Anderson Cooper is trying very hard… https://t.co/ZyUP9TpCGu— Angelofjustice9 🕊😇⚡💛🌞 (@Angelofjustice9 🕊😇⚡💛🌞)1602552279.0
@AC360 as he listened to his reporter at the Trump rally, while Macho Man blared on the loudspeakers. Yes, it is… https://t.co/AEJAfkR2lm— Lisa Tee 🇨🇦 (@Lisa Tee 🇨🇦)1602548088.0
Anderson holding back his laugh when Gary said "Well Anderson Macho Man by The Village People is playing right now.… https://t.co/RcuWBVMcpu— IAmAGoldenGod! (@IAmAGoldenGod!)1602550982.0
A violent homophobe is playing Macho Man about himself and offering to kiss the men in the audience 🤔 https://t.co/lECVuvRtiu— TTime 🚀🏳️🌈 (@TTime 🚀🏳️🌈)1602552176.0
@AC360 is not with the shits! His facial expression upon hearing that Macho Man is being played at yet another supe… https://t.co/oqdjRqnPia— Lisa Marie ♏ (@Lisa Marie ♏)1602549370.0