President Trump Hugs American Flag After Speech, Liberals Triggered
President Donald Trump hugged an American flag following a speech he gave marking the 75th anniversary of the National Federation of Independent Businesses at their conference in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday.
CBS’ Mark Knoller reported without comment, “Pres ends speech to @NFIB Conference and hugs flag.”
— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) June 19, 2018
Former Hillary Clinton spokesman Jesse Ferguson was triggered, “Donald Trump hates everything America stands for and doesn’t believe in American values. When he touches the flag, it desecrates it.”
Donald Trump hates everything America stands for and doesn't believe in American values.
When he touches the flag, it desecrates it. https://t.co/zrcTcWjlH4
— Jesse Ferguson (@JesseFFerguson) June 19, 2018
ABC’s Cecelia Vega snarked, “And then the president hugged a flag. No really. The End.”
And then the president hugged a flag. No really. The End. pic.twitter.com/sRcotgDPuR
— Cecilia Vega (@CeciliaVega) June 19, 2018
A sample of the triggered liberal response to Vega’s video clip:
How is he even still president?! Our poor country. We ALL must do something!
— Heather Alexander (@heathercalexand) June 19, 2018
— Gmarie57 💙 (@gmah57) June 19, 2018
I see an insanity plea in his future. No, seriously. He seems really off… Even for him.
— Melissa Mermaid 🌀 (@MelissaMermaid) June 19, 2018
he MANSPLAINED and THEN hugged a flag. JFC, i feel like i'm stuck in some twisted episode of Futurama or something.
— Candace Riley (@SoonerPenguin) June 19, 2018
VICE News wasn’t happy, “Here’s Trump hugging the flag for some reason”
Here's Trump hugging the flag for some reason pic.twitter.com/Ylgyr54R0m
— VICE News (@vicenews) June 19, 2018
Vice readers were also triggered:
He should be hugging the russian flag
— Pete (@petenyce81) June 19, 2018
@MichaelAvenatti is now representing that flag in a sexual assault case against Trump.
— 2+2=5 (@CraigNLevitt) June 19, 2018
How false can you get?
Playing to his idiotic base while behind closed doors he wipes his ass on it.
— Eighth Man Bound (@EighthManBound) June 19, 2018
President Trump’s speech:
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 19, 2018