Thousands of demonstrators gathered on Saturday and marched down Rome’s famed Via Veneto, “clashing with police as they protested Italy’s new ‘Green Pass’ vaccination requirement for employees to enter their offices,” The Associated Press reported.
“Protesters in Rome chant ‘F*** Joe Biden’ as they march past the American Embassy,” one person wrote on Twitter over the weekend.
The chant is now global.
But somehow Romans decided to add Biden into their chants. The protest coincided with the visit of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to Rome. At one point, Italian security officials had to take Pelosi and her husband out of a Mass in Rome’s St. Patrick’s Church, CBS reported.
The chant “F*** Joe Biden” has exploded across the U.S. in the last few weeks, with college football crowds booming out the refrain in unison as they gather by the thousands in huge stadiums.
“This holiday weekend, as the Old Row Sports Twitter account extensively documented, saw many appearances of both versions of the chant.
On October 3, an NBC sports reporter interviewing NASCAR driver Brandon Brown at Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama after Brown scored his first career NASCAR Xfinity Series win stated in a video that the crowd was chanting “Let’s go, Brandon!” when in reality they were chanting “F*** Joe Biden,” The Daily Wire reported.
The big news this week with the “F–k Joe Biden” chant movement is that it has spread from college football and into the baseball community, where New Yorkers chanted “F–k Joe Biden” during Fox Sports’ weekend coverage of the Subway Series. Fans could be heard sending a message to Biden as ARod and Big Papi dissected the Yankees-Mets game.
Last Tuesday, an irritated Biden reacted to a chilly reception in Michigan, where some 500 protesters gathered, many holding signs that said “f*** Joe Biden” and “Stop the Spending,”
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