Trump-Sanders GIF Goes Viral

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This is What’s Trending Today…

An edited video of Bernie Sanders “scaring” Donald Trump has gone viral.

Businessman Trump is the leader in the Republican presidential race. Senator Sanders is the underdog in the Democratic race. The two have blamed each other for violence at Trump’s campaign events.

Trump cancelled a rally in Chicago after some of Sanders’ supporters entered the event. He blamed Sanders for organizing the protest, and threatened to send his supporters to Sanders’ events.

“Send them,” Sanders replied. He also said, “They deserve to see what a real honest politician sounds like.”

A YouTube user who goes by the name of MisterOwlMan decided to have some fun with the Sanders versus Trump battle.

He combined footage of Trump reacting to a protester jumping on the stage with a Sanders interview from last October.

In that interview, Sanders was explaining how he acts like a monster while playing with his grandchildren.

The edited video makes it seem as though Sanders flies in on a chair, scares Trump and then quickly hides in the crowd.

A “GIF” version of the funny scene has spread quickly on social media. GIFs, or Graphics Interchange Format, are image files that are compressed to reduce transfer time.

GIFs are one of the oldest image formats on the web. GIF technology has been around since the 1980s.

Nowadays, GIFs go viral on social media because they are short and easy to view.

The recent Sanders versus Trump GIF is being called “the best GIF of this election cycle.”

One Twitter user wrote, “I don’t know what genius made this, but you have brought great happiness during a dark time.

And that’s What’s Trending Today.