Twitter Reacts to Trump’s CNN Beatdown Tweet: “Beats the Gettysburg Address – Not Even Close”
Guest post by Joe Hoft
President Donald Trump unleashed perhaps the greatest tweet ever this morning on Twitter.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 2, 2017
Within an hour the tweet had over a 100,000 likes. Members of the media responded. Twitter was abuzz.
One tweet said: “We can expect Jim Acosta to be crying about Trump’s CNN tweet in 3..2..1.
We can expect Jim @Acosta to be crying about Trump’s CNN tweet in 3..2..1.
— Asa J (@asamjulian) July 2, 2017
Then shortly thereafter CNN’s Jim Acosta tweeted: “Isn’t Pro Wrestling Fake?” and Donald Trump Jr replied: “Yes, just like your coverage.”
Yes, just like your coverage. https://t.co/ZLmiTVpDce
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) July 2, 2017
One tweet responded that Trump’s tweet: “This beats the Gettysburg Address. Not even close.”
This beats out the Gettysburg Address. Not even close https://t.co/REVYHurPyA
— Scott Greer (@ScottMGreer) July 2, 2017
Another tweet states that: “Trump can control an entire news cycle with just one tweet. He commands the media – who are like dogs running to him when he whistles”
Trump can control an entire news cycle with just one tweet. He commands the media – who are like dogs running to him when he whistles. pic.twitter.com/86wDyejAhQ
— /pol/ News Forever (@polNewsForever) July 2, 2017
Buzzfeed – famous for pushing the fake news Russia dossier story shared CNN’s response to Trump’s tweet: “CNN calls Trump’s tweet attacking the network “a sad day… we will keep doing our jobs. He should start doing his.” (Bark, Bark)
— BuzzFeed News (@BuzzFeedNews) July 2, 2017