During a recent appearance on Sean Hannity's Fox News program, Republican Eric Trump described his father, former President Donald Trump, as "the most beloved political figure in our country's history."
Eric Trump: I think people are going to miss Donald Trump really quickly https://t.co/Wkd4ja6bvV— Acyn (@Acyn) 1612319335.0
Twitter couldn't help but disagree with that assessment, considering Trump's consistently low approval ratings while in office.
While Officer Brian Sicknick lies in state in the Capitol Rotunda where he died defending it from a mob carrying Tr… https://t.co/bWPh8r92S9— Fred Wellman (@Fred Wellman) 1612324232.0
@Acyn Sorry I missed this, @EricTrump. I was watching the memorial for Ofc. Sicknick in the Rotunda. Remember him?… https://t.co/gjuckqHf0q— Krista Allen (@Krista Allen) 1612324045.0
Saying there are “75 million Americans that would follow him to the end of the earth” isn’t a good look for Trump c… https://t.co/TsCjZ8Bc2d— katie (@katie) 1612358961.0
It also doesn't take a professional politician to figure out that the most "beloved political figure" in history wouldn't lose his reelection campaign, which Trump did.
@TrumpWarRoom @EricTrump Thank God, there are 81M that are smarter than that.— @democracyinperil15 (@@democracyinperil15) 1612325106.0
@Acyn Further proof that thinking is not Eric Trump's forté.— ⒿⒶⓎ ⒷⓇⓄⓌⓃ (@ⒿⒶⓎ ⒷⓇⓄⓌⓃ) 1612321368.0
More than a couple of insults were thrown towards Eric Trump targetting his intellect.
@Acyn Trick statement. Eric Trump doesn't think.— Mr. Newberger (@Mr. Newberger) 1612320158.0
@Acyn I ain’t missing you— John Waite Official (@John Waite Official) 1612386570.0
But the most common reaction to Eric's statement was resounding disagreement.
@Acyn Hey Eric @EricTrump Wow. No. We are SO THRILLED THAT HE’S GONE!— mollyswordmcdonough 🌊 (@mollyswordmcdonough 🌊) 1612320188.0
@Acyn Poor Eric. Still trying to get his father to love him.— Hold My PomPoms Bitches (@Hold My PomPoms Bitches) 1612320137.0
For many Twitter users, Donald Trump's absence from the White House has brought a newfound sense of peace and relaxation.
@Acyn Uh nope. I’m glad the entire trump family is gone. Good riddance. What a relief.— Banksta (@Banksta) 1612324435.0
@Acyn I actually wondered if there would be some void when the Trump drama ceased. Nope! Life is good.. here is the… https://t.co/rjFgEi0fSc— SomewhereInTheGarden (@SomewhereInTheGarden) 1612393686.0
Eric Trump may not understand it, but his father is far from a popular figure in the United States, which is probably why he's now just a private citizen instead of the President.