After reports broke that John Bolton's upcoming tell-all book includes passages describing President Trump withholding aid to Ukraine to elicit an investigation into his political opponents, the President suddenly seems incredibly ready to attack his handpicked former advisor.
In a series of tweets attacking Bolton, Trump made one statement Twitter truly couldn't ignore.
Trump's claim that Bolton would have led us to World War six seemed a little bit...exaggerated (to say the least).
I saw that “World War Six” was trending and I honestly thought a new Call of Duty video game got released. Silly m… https://t.co/z3LpBykZJb— The USA Singers (@The USA Singers) 1580303199.0
Remember Republicans this is your president, who’s blaming someone else for World War Six when he’s probably going… https://t.co/RF7EuHbmy5— David Leavitt (@David Leavitt) 1580308180.0
Even those who agreed that Bolton was under-qualified couldn't help but notice his last major job was from President Trump.
@realDonaldTrump You made a highly unqualified guy a National Security Advisor?!? You see how that makes you a comp… https://t.co/ZAQVWDTfwG— Mr. Newberger (@Mr. Newberger) 1580301888.0
@realDonaldTrump There was no lower position you could graciously fit this guy in, against your best wise and unque… https://t.co/IRD7PDs06k— Mr. Newberger (@Mr. Newberger) 1580302097.0
FWIW, World War Six is between the US and NPR.— Mr. Newberger (@Mr. Newberger) 1580306996.0
What would World War six look like?
World War One World War Two World War 2 Fast 2 Furious World War Tokyo Drift The World and the Warrious World War Six— The Volatile Mermaid (@The Volatile Mermaid) 1580304180.0
Shit, are we up to World War Six already? I was still gearing up for the Second Civil War.— Jenpocalypse17 🌊 (@Jenpocalypse17 🌊) 1580302050.0
Say what you will about Trump—he's good at getting random nonsense trending on Twitter.
When something as stupid as World War Six is trending, 99 percent of the time it’s because of something idiotic that Trump said.— David Weissman (@David Weissman) 1580306936.0
Sees World War Six trending Me: "please don't be defending John Bolton, please don't be defending John Bolton, oh… https://t.co/9J3pmwuWwa— Tim Pool (@Tim Pool) 1580303856.0
In this crazy scenario, there are no winners or heroes.
@realDonaldTrump You planned to skip past WW 3-5? Remember when you wanted to invite the Taliban to Camp David and… https://t.co/wPqCauPnM5— D Villella ❄️ (@D Villella ❄️) 1580301466.0
@realDonaldTrump Wow. So much #Bolton fear, panic and desperation in this tweet... #ImpeachmentTrial— Andy Ostroy (@Andy Ostroy) 1580303078.0
I have to admit that I did not have "World War Six" on my Donald Trump Batshittery Bingo card— Jeff Tiedrich (@Jeff Tiedrich) 1580302827.0
It's pretty obvious President Trump would go to great lengths to stop John Bolton from testifying before the Senate.
Everyone: 2020 gonna be our year *WW3 memes happen* Everyone: That was just a hiccup. Now 2020 is gonna be our ye… https://t.co/wLOGxXOymg— Aliza Noria (@Aliza Noria) 1580302291.0
I woke up to World War Six trending. How long was I asleep?! https://t.co/q1iUthI0cF— Badwolfgirl (@Badwolfgirl) 1580303138.0
You look away from the White House for just one minute and BAM!
Three world wars go by.
If John Bolton was as bad a choice for National Security Adviser as Trump tweeted this morning--someone who could h… https://t.co/HHoMckGLIG— The Daily Edge (@The Daily Edge) 1580306084.0
Trump's behavior is strange on about a million levels.
The Trump Model: 1) Inserts lying “tell” by calling himself “sir” 2) Twitter trashes his latest public critic 3)… https://t.co/Z0D1VV6jji— NeuroPsychoPhD (@NeuroPsychoPhD) 1580302127.0
World War Six has the same energy as this 😂 https://t.co/SdoehooTQ5— Kyle (@Kyle) 1580302151.0
I must have slept through WW3 and WW4 and somehow through WW5 too because I'm seeing talks about World War Six???… https://t.co/dw1GpDdqd0— monarch (@monarch) 1580302158.0
How will history look back on World War six?
It's hard to say.
@OhNoSheTwitnt WWI WWII WWII - Champion Edition WWII - Hyper Fighting Super WWII Super WWII Turbo WW Alpha WW Alpha 2 WW EX WW III— Doors In The Labyrinth (@Doors In The Labyrinth) 1580304700.0
I can help. I'm Adjunct Professor at Trump Univ MNT Dept of Mathematics & Numberry Things. Species Trumpus-Corruptu… https://t.co/FlGVNwnszb— Tomi T Ahonen, Ordinary & Regular Master (@Tomi T Ahonen, Ordinary & Regular Master) 1580305891.0
It seems Trump doesn't hire the best people around.
Trump complains about....the guy he hired almost starting world war six? https://t.co/kUI2j37BO9— Emily R (@Emily R) 1580303425.0
“World War Six” — We are living in an odd time, when Democrats are cheering for conservative war hawk John Bolton..… https://t.co/gaX9vxmoj1— Derick Waller (@Derick Waller) 1580306108.0
World War Six? I didn't like World War Two so gave up on that series. https://t.co/MWl2TbtOgN— Jonny Geller (@Jonny Geller) 1580305902.0
But most importantly...
Let's not lose sight of the fact that World War Six would be an awesome band name. https://t.co/PxbpldyAT2— Jason Foster (@Jason Foster) 1580307884.0
Every day President Trump doesn't throw us into World War six is a good one.