Greta Thunberg is a 16 year-old climate change and environmental activist.
She's also the target for a disturbing number of adults.
Among those adults who enjoy taking aim at Thunberg are some world leaders. President Donald Trump took aim at Thunberg with a sarcastic Twitter post.
How did Thunberg handle it?
By incorporating Trump's comments into her Twitter bio.
Greta Thunberg hits back at Trump with subtle change to Twitter bio: https://t.co/yPK7oOrucT https://t.co/SEn7TFtit1— Dylan Stableford (@Dylan Stableford)1569342375.0
Now Russian President Vladimir Putin has referred to Thunberg as a "kind and very sincere girl" who is poorly informed."
“Nobody explained to Greta that the modern world is complicated and complex.” Vladimir Putin says he does not “sha… https://t.co/79fWVVaH3M— Channel 4 News (@Channel 4 News)1570112500.0
@Reuters An old corrupt man telling a 16yr old how to defend her future..— Alexized M (@Alexized M)1570056361.0
@Reuters Yeah , I’m sure he’s doing his bit towards climate control ..— Peter Manson🏳️🌈 (@Peter Manson🏳️🌈)1570056525.0
@Reuters Russia‘s economy is based on gas&oil, so Putin’s statement is not a big surprise. But interesting how scar… https://t.co/S9GoI0KWl5— DJ Bojo (@DJ Bojo)1570085836.0
So Thunberg updated her bio again.
"A kind but poorly informed teenager."@GretaThunberg/Twitter
When Thunberg isn't taking on world leaders, her bio looks like this.
People noticed the latest update.
Greta Thunberg mocks Vladimir Putin as she changes her Twitter bio to 'a kind but poorly informed teenager' https://t.co/mLFFNmkNdu— Daily Mail Online (@Daily Mail Online)1570135179.0
& @GretaThunberg using her bio to take it next level 🔥. haters gonna hate & #Putin just got played......… https://t.co/3bZQc9TY9P— Johan 🇰🇪🇸🇪🇯🇲 (@Johan 🇰🇪🇸🇪🇯🇲)1570096984.0
Greta has changed her description on response to Putin's assessment that she means well but is poorly informed. 😁😁😁… https://t.co/pqNiGu5a44— Moms Clean Air Force #ClimateAction (@Moms Clean Air Force #ClimateAction)1570107670.0
Leaders like Putin and Trump will continue to do what they will as long as they remain in power. However Thunberg's message to these men is their words won't keep her from doing her thing either.
The young reader's book (ages 9 & up) Greta's Story: The Schoolgirl Who Went On Strike To Save The Planet is available here.
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