Biden goes viral after playing ‘Despacito’ at Florida campaign stop, as he tries to win Latino voters
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, who is struggling to win over Latino voters, made his first campaign appearance in Florida on Tuesday, at the opening of Hispanic Heritage Month.
But Biden’s address at the event is likely to be remembered more for its opening music number than the content of the speech after the former vice president pulled out his phone and played “Despacito,” a Spanish-language pop song, when he first took the stage.
After being introduced by Luis Fonsi, the singer of the international hit, Biden said, “I just have one thing to say,” before hitting play.
“There you go, dance a little bit, Joe. Come on,” encouraged Fonsi.
Biden bobbed to the opening of the 2017 reggaeton sensation before switching it off and placing his phone back in his pocket.
“I’ll tell you what, if I had the talent of any one of these people, I’d be elected