The Trump family has a strange and intimate relationship with sharks, the apex predator of the sea.
Don Jr. recently posted a photoshopped picture of his Dad carrying a shark out of the ocean, which seems like as good a reason as any to wonder what the heck is going on.
Back in September, Trump went on a a Twitter tear and accidentally retweeted a parody bot that inserted shark-content into tweets relating to him.
Trump retweets bot that replaces key words in his tweets with "shark" https://t.co/IG71mAmMYF https://t.co/70HZxUog0j— The Hill (@The Hill)1569787021.0
This, of course, made it seem like the President had a big problem with the "pro-shark media."
@VeraMBergen @ChrisMegerian What happens when you rage retweet.— BHold (@BHold)1569769122.0
@VeraMBergen @dandrezner He's totally fine, this is normal behavior— Bryan Fichter (@Bryan Fichter)1569768974.0
Perhaps that's what Don Jr. was referencing this past Monday, December 9, when he tweeted this photoshopped image?
The picture seems to be a modified frame from a commercial for SummerSlam 2003 with Brock Lesnar.
Brock Lesnar F5s a shark: SummerSlam 2003 commercial youtu.be
Social media couldn't help but laugh at Don Jr.'s strange behavior.
@DonaldJTrumpJr Dude, show twitter some love and post that rad shark pic of your dad! It used to be cringeworthy a… https://t.co/KxuuzTjTyW— NoDonnieNo 🌊🌊🍊🤡 (@NoDonnieNo 🌊🌊🍊🤡)1575998670.0
Others felt Don Jr.'s strange posts were more sad than anything else.
@DonaldJTrumpJr All the pic of your dad holding a shark shows is that although you went to college you never unders… https://t.co/zbEqoLUWSZ— Tigernan Quinn 🏳️🌈🇮🇪 (@Tigernan Quinn 🏳️🌈🇮🇪)1575984228.0
worst version of things.....and you know it. You spend your life grasping at a real thing you just can't quite get… https://t.co/l5GZ7cVFxx— Tigernan Quinn 🏳️🌈🇮🇪 (@Tigernan Quinn 🏳️🌈🇮🇪)1575984229.0
But who knows?
Maybe this is all just fake news from the pro-shark media.
Donald Trump’s eldest son posted a strange, doctored picture of his dad - shirtless, & with a shark on his shoulder… https://t.co/J3fYDSP8Ca— Shelli Drummer (@Shelli Drummer)1576006394.0
@HuffPostPol The Trump family is FUBAR!— Eric Boehm (@Eric Boehm)1576001267.0
@HuffPostPol Republicans fell in love with Putin when he posed shirtless.— WVVic (@WVVic)1576001253.0
@HuffPostPol Sad part of this is the #CULT45 will lap it up— Jo Porter (@Jo Porter )1576008990.0
@HuffPostPol https://t.co/0yw6PPGQTW— Scott McClure (@Scott McClure)1576003229.0
@HuffPostPol He’s taking his cues from this guy. #PutinPuppet https://t.co/FpYaWZGLbp— a girl and her dog (@a girl and her dog)1575997256.0
America might have a lot of problems, but sharks aren't one of them and I think we can all thank President Trump for that.
Well done, Mr. President, keep body-slamming those sharks!