It’s the 20th Anniversary of the Macarena-Themed DNC, and These Videos Have Broken Me

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These videos are better than winning $1 million.

At the 1996 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, where the party nominated President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore for their second term, there was a theme song. That theme song was the Macarena, which had come out almost exactly a year before. Everyone did it as best they could, and we are so, so lucky.

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The delegates mac’d the Mac:

Your new Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton mac’d (or didn’t):

Even serious, handsome Al Gore mac’d:

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The Clinton campaign has not yet responded to a request for comment regarding whether or not Clinton still knows the Macarena, or enjoys the song.

So... Do U Mac the Mac?

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Senior Editor, Jezebel

DISCUSSION

rule-breakingmoth
Rule-Breaking Moth

Oh nineties...

I actually don’t mind the Macarena compared to that bird song they always play at weddings. (not my wedding!)