When President Donald Trump departed the White House on Wednesday morning, Frank Sinatra’s iconic song “My Way” was blaring in the background.
The song is one of Trump’s favorites, notably featuring when Trump and former first lady Melania Trump danced to the tune at an inauguration reception in January 2017.
The media were predictably irked by the song, triggering pundits and allegedly straight reporters to mock Trump.
If you missed it, this moment at 8:59am is worth watching. The timing and TV production was just perfect. Trump takes off – Sinatra’s voice on the loudspeaker, “yes, it was my way” – then the control room cuts to the Biden and Harris families at church – AC says “a new beginning” pic.twitter.com/DmyqEhutu9
— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) January 20, 2021
“‘My Way’ by Frank Sinatra was played as Trump departed,” said NBC News “presidential historian” Michael Beschloss. “Sinatra is on record as having hated Donald Trump.”- READ MORE
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