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03/28/2016 05:55 pm ET

A Bird Lands On Bernie Sanders’ Podium, And A Disney Princess Meme Takes Flight

Call them Berns of a feather

When a small bird landed on Bernie Sander’s podium during a speech in Portland, Oregon, on March 25, it almost seemed like a scene from a Disney movie.

The moment a bird landed on Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders podium on March 25, 2016 in Portland, Oregon.
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The moment a bird landed on Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders podium on March 25, 2016 in Portland, Oregon.

It didn’t take long for the Internet to make the connection. And just as quickly as a fairy godmother can turn a pumpkin into a coach, the hashtags #BirdieSanders and #FeelTheBird were born, which included magical mashups of Bernie Sanders as Disney princesses, brought to you by the minds of Portland-based indie game developer Scott Owens, The Oatmeal, The Daily Show and a few more creative folks on Twitter:

One fantastic image was even unearthed from an MTV News post dating back to October, that likened Sanders to Amy Adam’s character, Giselle, in “Enchanted.” 

And a prince was thrown into the mix as well:

Imgur user, DustinCougheeled, took the association a step further and compared Sanders to Katniss Everdeen from the "Hunger Games" series:

Sander’s campaign even had a little fun with the meme as well, making its own animated interpretation:

Nothing birdbrained about this!

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