At a recent campaign rally in Hickory, North Carolina, the Trump campaign drew mockery online by playing the theme song to Titanic to warm up the crowd.
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Comparing President Trump's re-election campaign to the Titanic, which infamously sank, is well-trod ground among his critics...but very few were expecting Trump's own campaign to make the connection.
The theme song from the Titanic is playing at Trump’s rally in Hickory, NC, right now. Not joking.— Caroline Orr Bueno, Ph.D (@Caroline Orr Bueno, Ph.D)1604266159.0
“My Heart Will Go On,” theme song from Titanic, is playing at Trump’s rally right now 🤣🤣 #TrumpIsLosing… https://t.co/5qPNGDf6xj— Hi. I'm Earth. Have We Met? (@Hi. I'm Earth. Have We Met?)1604266563.0
Twitter users got one last big laugh out of President Trump and his team before the 2020 elections.
The theme song from Titanic is playing at a Trump rally in NC. Even they know their campaign is sinking.— DJ the Resister (@DJ the Resister)1604268927.0
Playing the theme song to The Titanic at Trump’s North Carolina rally is pretty hilarious. https://t.co/rEGOawhhjm— MomJovi (@MomJovi)1604266179.0
@AriMelber At an earlier rally they played the theme from Titanic and I’ve been laughing about that all day.— Kat Packer (@Kat Packer)1604280144.0
Whoever is in charge of picking the warm up music at Trump rallies has made some very strange choices this year.
@PackerKats @AriMelber Fortunate son Titanic Its the end of the world as we know it YMCA Macho Man You can't always… https://t.co/ss3xhyOi0R— LordMoldyWart (@LordMoldyWart)1604281435.0
Trump said Titanic was a great movie, "I especially like the beautiful ending" he said. 😶 #TheView https://t.co/PYBXZe2AeE— Still A Divided Country (@Still A Divided Country)1604334424.0
Trump campaign playing Titanic theme song as a crowd warmer sounds about right. 2016: I'm king of the woooooorld! 2… https://t.co/Pa4ysaANMp— Julie Cohen (@Julie Cohen)1604270733.0
It's no mystery how the performers of most of these songs would feel about Donald Trump.
Can’t stop thinking about Trump’s team choosing YMCA and the Titanic theme for his rallies— Laura Bassett (@Laura Bassett)1604321979.0
@RVAwonk So to recap, Trump Rally Playlist: YMCA: Song about gay sex Fortunate Son: Song about rich kid that dodg… https://t.co/IoUzvOWLWS— Colby Blair (@Colby Blair)1604274772.0
President Trump has officially killed irony in America.
Trump finally found his theme song: From the Titanic. 😎https://t.co/pHZWElBNSi— Tim Hogan (@Tim Hogan)1604268351.0
Tuesday's elections will show whether President Trump's campaign floats...or follows the example of the Titanic and sinks below Democratic opponent Joe Biden.
Either way, however, it's likely Americans won't know the outcome for several days after the election (which is perfectly normal).