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BBQ, Beer, Freedom Guy

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BBQ, Beer, Freedom Guy refers to a viral video of an irate man who interrupted a press conference about the 2020 United States Presidential Election by screaming about the "Biden crime family" stealing the election. The man wore a shirt that read, "BBQ, Beer, Freedom" in the video.

Origin

On November 4th, 2020, the Twitter account for the Las Vegas ABC News affiliate KTNV shared a video from a press conference at the election office in Clark County, Nevada, of a man interrupting the announcement on the election. He yelled, "The Biden crime family is stealing the election, the media is covering it up. We want our freedom for the world, give us our freedom Joe Biden, you know Biden is covering up this election, he's stealing it!" The post received more than 113,000 views, 400 retweets and 370 likes in less than 24 hours (shown below).

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On November 4th, 2020, journalist Timothy Burke tweeted a video from a press conference at the Clark County election office of a man interrupting the announcement on the election. He yelled, "the Biden crime family is stealing the election, the media is covering it up. We want our freedom for the world, give us our freedom Joe Biden, you know Biden is covering up this election, he's stealing it!" Burke captioned the video, "This is 60 million of your neighbors." The post received more than 11 million views, 18,000 likes and 10,000 retweets in less than 24 hours (shown below).

Following the post, people began meme-ing the video, either by sharing the Burke post and commenting on the situation or sharing signifiers from the video, particularly the unidentified man's "BBQ, Beer, Freedom" shirt (examples below).


Keith Norris 000 @norrisrk "Live, Laugh, Love" is so 2019. We've evolved and we deserve better. "BBQ, Beer, Freedom" is the better we deserve. BBQ BEER ******* ******* FREEDOM 2:20 PM · Nov 4, 2020 · Twitter Web App Jared @omgthisoneguy Sorry, but I had to. #BBQbeerFREEDOM BBQ 6:21 PM · Nov 4, 2020 · Twitter Web App lauren 000 @callmekitto my favorite part about the BBQ BEER FREEDOM guy is that he definitely expected someone to bodily drag him away so he could look like a hero and a martyr and instead everyone just kinda 2:58 PM · Nov 4, 2020 · Twitter for Android

The video inspired numerous threads on Reddit, including threads in the /r/ShitAmericansSay,[1] /r/PublicFreakout,[2] /r/politicalcompassmemes[3] and /r/funny.[4]

Several media outlets covered the video, including Fox,[5] the New York Post,[6] Newsweek[7] and more.

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