On Monday, President Donald Trump finally addressed White supremacy, White nationalism and racism in the United States, condemning it in an address for broadcast to the nation after a weekend of deadly mass shootings by at least one domestic terrorist.
The President took a lot of heat for not condemning White nationalism or White supremacy in the past.
However everything did not go smoothly during his speech.
The President also said:
"May God bless the memory of those who perished in Toledo."
"May God protect them. May God protect all of those from Texas to Ohio. May God bless the victims and their families. May God bless America."
The domestic terrorist attacks occurred in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.
Toledo is about 100 miles from Dayton. But it is in Ohio at least.
Needless to say, people were not shocked that the President had no idea Toledo was not the right city. But they were also not amused that the POTUS knew so little about the mass shootings that occurred while he was at his Trump International golf resort in New Jersey.
Watch his remarks here:
One of the people who reacted to the latest presidential gaffe was Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley.
When asked about a potential presidential visit to her city, Whaley said:
"I've heard that [President Trump's] coming Wednesday but I have not gotten a call. And you know he might be going to Toledo, I don't know."
Watch her response here:
Mayor of Dayton Nan Whaley: "I've heard that [President Trump's] coming Wednesday but I have not gotten a call. And… https://t.co/RLfQAYpWa8— The Hill (@The Hill) 1565026434.0
@Mikel_Jollett @thehill Pro-level.— Soledad O'Brien (@Soledad O'Brien) 1565027141.0
@soledadobrien @Mikel_Jollett @thehill https://t.co/4xjROSNjX9— KPrioleau (@KPrioleau) 1565027281.0
For those unfamiliar with the terms "throwing shade" or "reading" except in relation to the sun and books, the legendary Crystal Labeija introduced the world to the art form in the 1968 film, The Queen. Then it was defined in the 1991 film Paris Is Burning which introduced the world to the drag ball culture featured in the FX series Pose.
People really appreciated Mayor Whaley's skills.
@thehill Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley: "I've heard that [Trump's] coming Wednesday but I have not gotten a call. And you… https://t.co/6d0EQn0kLm— Russell Drew (@Russell Drew) 1565028595.0
People also wondered if the President could feel the burn.
People hoped Trump would stay away.
@socflyny @thehill To have Trump appear in any city trying to heal is salt in the wound. He is toxic.— UnitedWeStand (@UnitedWeStand) 1565041239.0
Although his record number of golf outings to his own resorts where he profits off every visit came up again...
@socflyny @meyette_brenda @thehill Heck no it was way too important to stay on his golf course. He gets taxpayers'… https://t.co/UlXHcaMgbw— P. Roegele (@P. Roegele) 1565050941.0
...as well as his fragility when faced with criticism...
@cleverironictag @thehill I can confirm it’s a 100% yes that his candy eggshell of an ego will be destroyed. And I love it.— Brandon 💈 (@Brandon 💈) 1565040344.0
...and failure to pay his bills.
@plaverty24 @thehill He shouldn't be allowed in city limits until he pays for the security from his previous hate rally.— Nick Inglis (@Nick Inglis) 1565027932.0
@nickinglis @plaverty24 @thehill As a matter of fact he still owes El paso, Texas for his visit here— Desertrat (@Desertrat) 1565035407.0
Is there someone at the White House they can send the bill to?
People didn't mind Mayor Whaley's response to the latest presidential faux pas.
@thehill I don't blame her. She needs a laugh. We could have predicted he would phuck up somewhere. I thought he… https://t.co/NqSVSPvLau— mick (@mick) 1565026834.0
@Mickpgem @mbluetyphoon @thehill She might need a laugh or she was just being hopeful— Chris Chimenti (@Chris Chimenti) 1565029113.0
@critter158 @Mickpgem @mbluetyphoon @thehill That’s probably the only time she has laughed in 48-hours https://t.co/Ad0ZgczJms— La Belle Epoque (@La Belle Epoque) 1565033762.0
Mayor Whaley proved you can be shady and still be a lady (JFGI, I'm not defining that one for you).
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