By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Bernie Sanders’ Inaugural Day outfit is going viral.READ MORE: Steelers Launching Fireworks Program To Make Sure Fans Get Into Heinz Field In Time For Kickoff
A photo of the Vermont senator sitting in a folding chair wearing mittens knitted for him by a teacher two years ago turned into a meme, with Pittsburghers getting in on the fun too.
I am once again asking you to wear a mask. pic.twitter.com/WCd3793BIO
— Robert Morris University (@RMU) January 21, 2021
Good morning to whoever the Pittsburgher is that created this. pic.twitter.com/d1KwJlR8GL
— Alexis Johnson (@alexisjreports) January 21, 2021
WHY DIDN'T I THINK OF THIS YESTERDAY? pic.twitter.com/rjVm6ez5Pd
— Mike Pound (@MikePoundPG) January 21, 2021
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— Ian Smith (@ismithKDKA) January 21, 2021
The picture even sparked an entire website, “Put Bernie Anywhere.”MORE NEWS: State Representative Matt Dowling Remains Hospitalized After Car Crash
Created by college student Nick Sawhney, the site uses Google Maps to put the senator at any location: Heinz Field, PNC Park, Kennywood — you name it.