Donald Trump read “The Snake” — as he often did during the GOP primary — to his supporters at his afternoon campaign rally in southwest Florida on Monday following terrorist attacks in New York City, New Jersey, and Minnesota over the weekend.
It's ba-aack: "The Snake!" Crowd is amped. Now Trump delivering "we're gonna build the wall" line to raucous cheers in Estero, FL.
— Hallie Jackson (@HallieJackson) September 19, 2016
Trump has used “The Snake” in the past to demonstrate his immigration belief that the U.S. should be smart and careful about who is allowed to enter the country.
Trump finishes the Snake. Crowd cheers as if the guitar part in Bohemian Rhapsody just hit and the lights came back on in the arena.
— Sopan Deb (@SopanDeb) September 19, 2016
“The Snake” became a top trending topic on Twitter after the Republican nominee’s rally.
Trump wrongly says The Snake was written by Al Wilson in the 1990s. Al Wilson first performed it in 1968, it was written by Oscar Brown.
— Ben Jacobs (@Bencjacobs) September 19, 2016
Would U B interested in the @nprpolitics podcast taking part in a dramatic reading of "The Snake" in this week's roundup? (Asking 4a friend)
— Sam Sanders (@samsanders) September 19, 2016