During the first Presidential debates, there was an awkward moment when Donald Trump called out "forest cities" for their easily ignitable trees.
It was a very, very strange statement.
"In Europe, they live, they have forest cities, they're called forest cities. They maintain their forest, they mana… https://t.co/pLQAqOpMyt— Aaron Rupar (@Aaron Rupar) 1601432647.0
President Trump's words were quickly lambasted on Twitter, where more than a couple people were reminded of Star Wars.
The mayor of a forest city, eh? https://t.co/s0o4rnvyUF— Justin Bradford (@Justin Bradford) 1601432505.0
If President Trump's goal was to bring Ewoks back into the forefront of American culture...mission accomplished!
Forest cities?! WTF are you talking about?! Ewoks? https://t.co/otEwTnHj7i— Antonio Serrata (@Antonio Serrata) 1601432354.0
"in Europe they live in their forest cities" - does he think Ewoks are European? https://t.co/rXJ2OfIU6m— CJ Fogler #BlackLivesMatter (@CJ Fogler #BlackLivesMatter) 1601432551.0
forest cities https://t.co/FCKnkft6fm— Dave Itzkoff (@Dave Itzkoff) 1601432385.0
And it wasn't just Star Wars! Lord of the Rings made appearances as well!
forest cities https://t.co/23z9iepr1I— Kathryn VanArendonk (@Kathryn VanArendonk) 1601432348.0
Forest cities https://t.co/jo5pFm5JJD— Veronica Belmont (@Veronica Belmont) 1601432424.0
Mark Hamil, who has had personal encounters with the Ewoks, even voiced his opinion on Trump's debate performance.
A live look at Trumps “Forest Cities” https://t.co/vPobk1ja3s— Antifa Elmo (@Antifa Elmo) 1601432506.0
@realDonaldTrump In a word: Ewoks. https://t.co/2lWqSLHOMc— FakeJoeBiden (@FakeJoeBiden) 1601503952.0
It turns out Trump's entire strategy for the debate was to appeal to small furry space creatures!
@atrupar Headline: "Trump locks in the Ewok vote"— Stephen Hutton🇺🇸🇬🇧 🌊 (@Stephen Hutton🇺🇸🇬🇧 🌊) 1601482934.0
Star Wars influences the Presidential election yet again!