With a pandemic surging across the country and the economy in an increasingly dire situation, President Trump took to Twitter to speak out a true outrage: the website's trending topics.
President Trump was very unhappy about how many negative trending topics seem to be about him!
So disgusting to watch Twitter’s so-called “Trending”, where sooo many trends are about me, and never a good one. T… https://t.co/2jXMbVZaGN— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump)1595889707.0
People on Twitter made note of what really matters to the President while Americans everywhere suffer.
In a time of historic national anxiety and unrest, it's comforting to know that the president is focused like a las… https://t.co/IajBTA1Zg9— Robert Maguire (@Robert Maguire)1595890575.0
Sgt. Friday (voiceover): Jack Dorsey was sentenced to 15 to 20 years in a federal penitentiary for the crime of mak… https://t.co/v19ZZvLKPb— Dave Itzkoff (@Dave Itzkoff)1595891784.0
"Illegal." Now Barr has to think of a statute Twitter's "trending" feature is violating. https://t.co/50BjBJIlNo— S.V. Dáte (@S.V. Dáte)1595890804.0
The U.S. Presidency is perhaps the most important job in the world, but Donald Trump spends his time fuming about Twitter trends.
Thousands of people are dying and the President of the United States is focused on what people are saying about him… https://t.co/Qspmqws60Z— Renato Mariotti (@Renato Mariotti)1595890434.0
"sooo many trends are about me, and never a good one" - a worthy epitaph for his presidency. https://t.co/nKj7cnEaGD— James Surowiecki (@James Surowiecki)1595891343.0
In response to the President's tweet, many on Twitter tried to get even more negative Trump hashtags trending.
Trump's deleted tweet. Please RT my drawing with one one the trending Twitter hashtags he doesn't like. Like… https://t.co/udlDpiWRQV— Mark Dolk (@Mark Dolk)1595938044.0
Twitter trends apparently gets under his skin so it would be such a shame to keep #TrumpleThinSkin #lyingTrump and… https://t.co/4w2f66DZmt— Covie (@Covie)1595898465.0
Of course, the President should know that negative hashtags about him are the result of widespread mockery and nothing else.
@realDonaldTrump Twitter has algorithms that rank trends based on how frequently something is tweeted. This is a r… https://t.co/AfszuBnrxf— Mrs. Krassenstein (@Mrs. Krassenstein)1595889809.0
@realDonaldTrump "How DARE people on Twitter say what they think! What kind of Psycho does that?! PRESIDENTIAL HARASSMENT!"— Trumpy Trumpy (parody) (@Trumpy Trumpy (parody))1595889876.0
@realDonaldTrump Which part of criticizing the most corrupt president in history is "illegal," Donno? Doing it on T… https://t.co/XuJs7WGIOQ— Walter Shaub (@Walter Shaub)1595899383.0
It's fairly obvious how tweets like this one will be seen by history.
@realDonaldTrump History teachers will use this tweet when teaching students what PATHETIC means. You are pathetic.— Fred Guttenberg (@Fred Guttenberg)1595892316.0
@realDonaldTrump Every time you tweet like this THIS is all we see. Just a whiny tiny little manbaby... https://t.co/AaeZ9d4I6J— Andy Ostroy (@Andy Ostroy)1595889792.0
In the months leading up to the 2020 elections, President Trump remains focused on the things which really matter to him.