On Tuesday, the United States—and Donald Trump more specifically—took a hit when the United Nations General Assembly laughed at claims of greatness made by the president. This came during a clunker of a speech in which the Donald spoke of the neofascist bullshit he and his cohorts represent to the world. Fox News didn’t want its fearless leader to look all red in the face—except he was very red in the face.
And since Fox News is a propaganda mill for fascism, it did what propaganda machines do—it lied, cutting out footage of the roomful of world leaders laughing at Donald Trump’s claims of awesomeness.
— Fox News (@FoxNews) September 25, 2018
The responses to Trump’s claims came fast and furious.
I’ll help with what happened next: pic.twitter.com/dPnL19hYCn
— Adam B Roscoe (@Tontkowalski) September 25, 2018
Maybe someday Fox News and Trump will become real boys and girls!
— Milton “Swingline” Waddams (@InstigatorRules) September 25, 2018
This tweet synthesizes all of our thoughts.
— Amusement Shark (@amusementshark) September 25, 2018
Trump and Fox News forgot to compare notes, as the white supremacist in chief decided to gaslight the world instead of pretending it didn’t happen.
Trump on laughter at UN during speech: “Oh it was great. Well that was meant to get some laughter, but it was great.”
— Jim Acosta (@Acosta) September 25, 2018
The responses to this gaslighting attempt can be seen below.
Meant to do it! pic.twitter.com/FOwbqNv8Uk
— Presidon’t Trump (@girliegirlie) September 25, 2018
— SeriouslyUS? (@USseriously) September 25, 2018
— Garrick A. Farria (@FarriaLawGroup) September 25, 2018
He Ã¢ÂÂmeantÃ¢ÂÂ to get laughter by saying heÃ¢ÂÂs done more for this country than probly anybody, ever…? Yeah, ya didnÃ¢ÂÂt. pic.twitter.com/TXeQhxFuff
Ã¢ÂÂ I’M ON AN ISLAND (@nopedontwanna13) September 25, 2018