A VERMONT town called Brandon hosted a Republican Party event yesterday, making a play on the controversial "Let's Go Brandon" chant embraced by the GOP.

The rally was named after the viral meme, which has been used across the country to mean "F**k Joe Biden".

The event was held by Vermont's Republican Party, with its newly-elected chairman, Paul Dame, making it his first event.

The event reportedly attracted 150 attendees.

The phrase "Let's go Brandon" is referring to a viral video of  NASCAR driver Brandon Brown.

In the video, the crowd behind him is chanting "f*** Joe Biden" however, the NBC reporter is claiming the chant is "let's go Brandon," which has since been referred to as a form of damage control.

Across the country, multiple sporting events have had large crowds chanting "f*** Joe Biden" in protest of his presidency.

Read our Let's go Brandon rally live blog for the latest news and updates…

  • Jennifer Korn

    TED CRUZ: 'ONE OF THE FUNNIEST THINGS I HAVE EVER SEEN'

    Senator Ted Cruz chimed in on the "Let's Go Brandon" trend during an interview on The Benny Show.

    "It is one of the funniest things I have ever seen," Cruz said when asked if he saw the video.

    "I didn't like amplifying the profanity but the clip is surreal like listening to the NBC reporter say 'look they're chanting let's go Brandon,' it captures everything about fake news all at once."

  • Jennifer Korn

    TED CRUZ CHANTED ‘LET’S GO BRANDON’

    The Texas Republican Senator shared the clip on Twitter last week, in which he is seen standing next to a Houston Astros fan, who says: “Let’s Go, Brandon. Say it. Say it!”

    Cruz laughs and pauses to gather himself. He then raises a finger towards the camera and obliges the fan’s request.

    The video was originally posted to TikTok but Cruz later retweeted the clip on Twitter with a shrugging emoji.

  • Jennifer Korn

    ANTI-BIDEN ANTHEM

    Donald Trump supporters have latched on to the family-friendly euphemism – and even Donald Trump Jr tweeted the phrase alongside footage of protesters chanting the true words.

    “Let’s go Brandon” has appeared on plane banners, emblazoned across t-shirts, and even in airport announcements.

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    PILOT’S INTERJECTION WAS CAPTURED ON TIKTOK

    In a TikTok, the pilot can be heard saying the following: “We’re heading east at about 107 or 108 mph. Clear visibility, mostly clear skies, about 77 degrees.”

    “Thanks for coming out, flying Southwest Airlines, welcome home, and let’s go Brandon,” he adds.

    “Let’s go, Brandon” is a PG stand-in for “F–k Joe Biden,” and has been popularized in recent chart-topping songs.

  • Jennifer Korn

    REPUBLICAN PARTY HAS EMBRACED ‘LET’S GO BRANDON’

    Since the video went viral, many prominent members of the Republican Party have poked fun at the phrase on Twitter.

    Donald Trump’s son, Donald Trump Jr., was present at the Talladegea race and posted a picture of himself holding up a “F*** Joe Biden” flag while in the stands.

    “Great to see real America representing loud and proud @TALLADEGEA today,” Trump Jr. said followed by “Let’s go, Brandon!” with multiple laughing face emojis.

    A video was also posted from a Fox News broadcast which shows a reporter asking why a man watches the station in which he finishes his answer by saying “let’s go Brandon.”

  • Jennifer Korn

    'ONLY ONE SIDE HAS FREE SPEECH'

    "Let's Go, Brandon" rapper Bryson Gray claimed on Glenn Beck's radio show that "only one side has free speech" in America.

    “There’s obviously something changing in a negative way to where, if you want to be honest in this country, we like to say we’re all free, but in reality, in the public space only one side has free speech," he claimed.

  • Jennifer Korn

    WHERE DOES THE MEME COME FROM? PART TWO

    The interview quickly went viral on social media, with some users speculating the reporter was intentionally trying to cover up what the crowd was chanting. 

    From that point onwards, the chant became a calling card for opponents of Biden during sporting events, as the president's approval rating continues to dip in recent months.

    The phrase has also found its way onto merchandise that's being sold online.

  • Jennifer Korn

    WHERE DOES THE MEME COME FROM?

    It originates from an interview that NBC sports reporter Kelli Stavast shared with NASCAR driver Brandon Brown following his victory at  Alabama’s Talladega Superspeedway on October 9.

    During the interview, the crowd could be heard chanting "F**k Joe Biden" in the background, which Stavast seemingly misheard as "Let's go Brandon!"

    "Brandon, you also told me — as you can hear the chants from the crowd, ‘Let’s go, Brandon’ — Brandon, you told me you were gonna kinda hang back those first two stages and just watch and learn," Stavast told Brown during the interview. "What did you learn that helped you in those closing laps?"

  • Jennifer Korn

    WHITE HOUSE SEC ASKED FOR BIDEN'S THOUGHTS ON 'LET'S GO BRANDON'

    On Friday, NBC News’ reporter Peter Alexander asked White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki for President Biden's thoughts on the "Let’s Go Brandon" chant.

    "What does the President make of that?" he asked.

    "I don't think he spends much time focused on it or thinking about it," Psaki responded.

  • Jennifer Korn

    MORE LET'S GO BRANDON RALLIES

    Vermont isn't the only state holding Let's Go Brandon rallies.

    A two-day "Let's Go Brandon" event is underway in Dallas, Texas.

    A rally was held on November 13 from 12-4pm, with another set for November 14 during the same time.

  • Jennifer Korn

    CONGRESSMAN WEARS 'LET'S GO BRANDON' MASK

    South Carolina Republican Rep Jeff Duncan recently wore a mask on the House floor that read "Let's go Brandon," CNN reported.

    It is actually a coded message that means "F**k Joe Biden."

  • Jennifer Korn

    NOT IN SUPPORT OF THE CHANT

    Some who are not fond of the "Let's Go Brandon!" chant are voicing their disapproval on Twitter.

    One Twitter user said that they want to know what charity accepts the money from the "Let's Go Brandon!" rally, so that they could not support it.

  • Jennifer Korn

    IS THERE A LET'S GO BRANDON FLAG? CONTINUED

    There is also merchandise doting the phrase available across the web.

    Online retailers like Amazon and Etsy are selling "F**k Joe Biden" flags, along with their less-vulgar cousin, "Let's go Brandon."

    Brandon flags are available on various websites, including AAFNation, which stands for "American As F**k."

  • Jennifer Korn

    IS THERE A LET'S GO BRANDON FLAG?

    There have been multiple reports of a plane carrying a banner reading "Let's go Brandon".

    On October 9, 2021, at a Georgia-Auburn football game, a plane flew over the crowd with the banner, according to Old Row.

    Another banner was spotted at a Donald Trump rally.

    Along with "Let's go Brandon," the banner reads: "Join Gettr.com," which is a social media site aimed at Republicans founded by former Trump aide Jason Miller.

  • Jennifer Korn

    FORMER TRUMP AID ON 'LET'S GO BRANDON'

    Jason Miller said the "Let's Go Brandon" meme allows the US to protest the Biden administration without censorship.

    Miller told The Sun: "'Let's Go Brandon' captures just how out of touch the mainstream media is with the American people.

    "Instead of hearing the chant for what it was — a protest of the failed Biden administration — the NBC reporter went into damage control and spun more fake news.

    "'Let's Go Brandon' allows sports fans everywhere to exercise their Constitutional rights to express their opinions, mock the fake news madness, and protest the Biden administration without censorship, which is exactly what they can do on GETTR as well."

  • Jennifer Korn

    NUMBER 1 SONG ON ITUNES HIP-HOP CHART

    Rapper Bryson Gray's song inspired by the viral "Let's Go Brandon!" phrase reached the number one spot in the iTunes hip-hop chart in late October.

    This after YouTube removed the song from its platform citing "medical misinformation."

  • Jennifer Korn

    'I DON'T BACK DOWN, SAYS RAPPER BRYSON GRAY

    Conservative rapper Bryson Gray told The Western Journal that he will stand by his song "Let's Go Brandon," after it was taken down by YouTube.

    “I might not be a millionaire,” Gray said.

    “I might not have millions of followers like some of these other influencers. But one thing about the people that support me, one of the main reasons they support me is because of integrity. I don’t back down, no matter how many times I get banned.”

  • Jennifer Korn

    WHY WAS BRYSON GRAY'S VIDEO TAKEN DOWN?

    Rapper Bryson Gray claimed his "Let's Go Brandon" video was taken down from YouTube due to "medical misinformation" after the song spawned several memes and songs.

    Gray tweeted: "YouTube has banned ‘Let’s Go Brandon’ song from YouTube due to ‘medical information.' What medical misinformation is in the song? Whoa."

  • Jennifer Korn

    NASCAR DENOUNCES 'LET'S GO BRANDON,' CONTINUED

    “We will pursue whoever (is using logos) and get that stuff,” Phelps said of any merchandise of that sort.

    “That’s not OK. It’s not OK that you’re using our trademarks illegally, regardless of whether we agree with what the position is.”

    His comments came after retired baseball star Lenny Dykstra shared a photo on Twitter of a man eating breakfast at a New Jersey hotel while wearing a black “Let’s go, Brandon” shirt with NASCAR’s trademarked color bars, the AP reported.

  • Jennifer Korn

    NASCAR DENOUNCES 'LET'S GO BRANDON'

    NASCAR denounced its association with the “Let’s go, Brandon" phrase, according to the Associated Press.

    Steve Phelps, NASCAR’s president, said on November 5 that the motorsports series doesn't want to be associated with politics “on the left or the right.”

    Phelps also warned that NASCAR will pursue action against any illegal use of its trademarks on merch using the slogan.

  • Jennifer Korn

    IS THERE MERCH?

    There are hats, shirts, and bumper stickers, all with the "Let's Go Brandon" logo.

    The Vermont GOP sold merch at the rally last night.

  • Jennifer Korn

    WHO IS THE REAL BRANDON?

    Brandon Brown is a 28-year-old racecar driver born on September 14, 1993.

    He is currently competing full-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series and drives the No. 68 Chevrolet Camaro for Brandonbilt Motorsports.

    Brown has been racing part-time since 2016, coming on as a full-time racer in 2019.

    He graduated in 2018 from Coastal Carolina University with a degree in communications.

  • Jennifer Korn

    SEE THE MOMENT PRESS SEC PSAKI WAS ASKED ABOUT 'LET'S GO BRANDON'

    In a press briefing, NBC News reporter Peter Alexander asked White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki what the president thinks of the "Let's Go Brandon" chant.

  • Jennifer Korn

    INSTAGRAM 'BANNED' LET'S GO BRANDON MUSIC VIDEO

    According to rapper Bryson Gray, Instagram removed the video for his song Let's Go Brandon for allegedly including "harmful false information."

    "Instagram just banned the music video also. Haha cute but it’s too late," he said on Twitter.

    The video had also previously been removed from YouTube.

  • Jennifer Korn

    NOT EVERYONE ON BOARD

    As the rally moved in, some have expressed that they are not happy with it.

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