WASHINGTON – Sen. Elizabeth Warren dropped out of the presidential race on Thursday. It wasn't long after that her dog, Bailey, started trending on Twitter for "stealing" somebody's burrito and rallying social media users to his defense.
Gabrielle Farrell, a press secretary on Warren's campaign tweeted, "Bailey legit just swiped someone’s burrito," with a video of people, including the senator's husband, Bruce, trying to wrestle the burrito out of Bailey's mouth.
The tweet quickly circulated around Twitter, with nearly 6,000 retweets just two hours after it was posted.
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Another Warren staffer tweeted that "The vibe is: Bailey Warren running freely around Warren HQ."
Bailey Warren was trending soon after.
Bailey became an unofficial mascot for his mom's 2020 presidential campaign by attending campaign events, appearing during Warren's infamous selfie lines, and even crashing live interviews.
Though Warren will not be competing for the Democratic nomination any longer, Twitter users were quick to show her doggo some love online.
Darth, a fierce defenders of all dogs on Twitter, quickly chimed in, tweeting that Bailey "IS INNOCENT" and later giving this advice: "just a tip if u are trying to get half a burrito out of a dogs mouth the trick is to have another, whole burrito to give the pup instead they will immediately let go trust me this works."
BAILEY IS INNOCENT
THAT BURRITO HAD BAILEYS NAME ON IThttps://t.co/s4iDNpzgMu
Burrito-giant Chipotle also chimed in on who they think should run in the next election:
Bailey 2024https://t.co/a1sojcd0gp— Chipotle (@ChipotleTweets)March 5, 2020
The overall Twitter consensus was to let Bailey eat all the burritos to cope with Warren dropping out of the race.