Watch: 'Slow-Joe' Biden's Very Very Very Bad Day In Florida Turns Off Hispanic Voters Featured

Written by BlabberBuzz | September 17, 2020 12:00 AM

Joe Biden was mocked by his audience, media and even his own supporters for being 'tone deaf' after an appeal to Hispanic voters at a campaign event in Kissimmee, Fla.

The event was a commemoration of the Hispanic Heritage Month. The former Vice President was the last speaker to take the stage, following several supporters including Eva Longoria, Ricky Martin and Luis Fonsi.

When Biden reached to the stage, he abruptly stopped and reached for his phone in his pocket.

"I just have one thing to say," Biden said as he stared down at his phone. "Hang on here."

He then held his phone to the microphone, which began playing the 2017 hit song "Despacito" from Fonsi, who had introduced the candidate. After roughly 15 seconds of bobbing his head and gently dancing behind the podium, he paused the music.

"I'll tell you what — if I had the talent of any one of these people, I'd be elected president by acclamation," Biden chuckled.

Critics disparaged the Democratic candidate over his very “cringe” moment.

"Oh my," CBS News correspondent Ed O'Keefe reacted.

"Does @JoeBiden realize that Despacito means 'slowly'? Fits well with Slow Joe," Trump campaign senior adviser Mercedes Schlapp wrote.

"This is so unbelievably cringe," tweeted Erielle Davidson, a senior policy analyst at the Jewish Institute for National Security of America.

Earlier in the day, Biden turned heads when he spoiled the Democratic ticket, promoting plans under a "Harris-Biden administration."

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Biden also recently confused between Iraq and Iran when he spoke towards fallen American soldiers in a speech for veterans, saying: “U.S troops died in Iran and Afghanistan.”

Recent polls have shown that Trump is currently ahead of his rival candidate with Latino voters. When asked about his game plan, Biden said :”I will talk about how I am going to work like the devil to make sure I turn every Latino and Hispanic vote”.

The lead of Trump over Biden is a significant change from four years ago, when 2016 Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton won Trump by more than 25 points among Florida’s Latino voters, according to exit polls. The exit polls indicated that Latinos made up 19% of the state’s electorate.

But Trump narrowly carried the state, winning Florida’s prized 29 electoral votes, helping him capture the White House.

In an interview, Biden said "I don't take anything for granted,” on his chances of winning the Hispanic vote. "I'm going to work really hard for every vote."

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