As the November elections approach in the midst of a pandemic President Trump has done very little to contain in the United States, his children continue to pitch him online as a big success deserving of a second term.
On Wednesday, September 2, Eric Trump was given an earful on social media after saying the rising DOW Jones means the economy is "roaring back to life."
The Dow is on 🔥🔥🔥 You know the radical left is melting down as we speak knowing that our economy is roaring back t… https://t.co/kAvXvJIePE— Eric Trump (@Eric Trump)1599080922.0
Twitter was quick to inform Eric that the stock market is not the whole economy.
@EricTrump The unemployment, do you really think Americans care about the DOW? They care feeding their families an… https://t.co/6sfRP5eEVj— Joe Reyes (@Joe Reyes)1599081231.0
@EricTrump PSA: the stock market is not the economy.— Bryan 🇺🇸 #PoliceThePolice (@Bryan 🇺🇸 #PoliceThePolice)1599081617.0
As the old saying goes, "Wall Street is not Main Street."
@EricTrump Tone deaf tweet as usual. The stock market is doing well?! What does that tell you—that the wealthy have… https://t.co/Ffnq2rm78p— carrie ochs toledo (@carrie ochs toledo)1599081147.0
@EricTrump Once again, Eric, please take an economics course or at least get the basics. The stock market is only o… https://t.co/H8SbgXeQ7T— Viking Mike (@Viking Mike)1599089714.0
@EricTrump Oh, look, the graph of rich people's feelings is trending upwards as poor people face pandemic death, ma… https://t.co/Y5lUNVT1Pr— 'Radical' Russ 🌹 Trump is Evil & RBG is Old (@'Radical' Russ 🌹 Trump is Evil & RBG is Old)1599081024.0
Unemployment has skyrocketed many are struggling to pay their rent, and small businesses continue to suffer due to the virus President Trump has failed to control.
@EricTrump The stock market reflects the wealth of people in the market. Most working class people judge wealth by… https://t.co/fIYR9rLf2k— @Racism_Is_Stupid (@@Racism_Is_Stupid)1599083484.0
@EricTrump The Dow is not a good measure of the economy as a whole; that would be the GDP. So, try again and take an Econ class.— Mitten Momma (@Mitten Momma)1599081077.0
@EricTrump Wow Eric .... I really thought you were smarter than this! The Stock Market is not the Economy. We have… https://t.co/BwmfugcJff— Diana Mac (@Diana Mac)1599083568.0
The average American doesn't have a large investment in the stock market.
@EricTrump People who don't have enough money for food and rent will be thrilled to know the DOW is doing so well.— The Canada Party (@The Canada Party)1599081046.0
Meanwhile, many others pointed out that the stock market has been able to maintain stability largely because the Fed is pouring money into it.
@EricTrump Who's going to tell little Eric that the stock market is not the economy? Who's going to tell little Er… https://t.co/yeTCyzrZo5— William. Ignoring GOP fear tactics. (@William. Ignoring GOP fear tactics.)1599081655.0
@EricTrump Dude, the DOW isn't the economy. Right now it's a ponzi scheme propped up by TRILLION$ of taxpayer dollars.— AndyPopeInTheWoods (@AndyPopeInTheWoods)1599099470.0
@swimmerbr78 @EricTrump About 50% of our business lately has been paid with unemployment cards. That is not a sign of a healthy economy.— Stumbles (@Stumbles)1599087467.0
Perhaps Eric Trump learned something valuable about the economy today...though most people doubted it.