As we all know, Donald Trump and umbrellas have a long, complicated history.
Whether it is ignoring his wife and son, or fighting a wayward umbrella in the wind, Trump has not had the easiest of time managing these super complicated devices. Now, it seems, the President has lost all respect for umbrellas and has no problem ditching them when their usefulness is over.
On Saturday, Trump was boarding Air Force One when he either could not figure out how to close his umbrella or he could not be bothered and simply left it for someone else to take care of. Either way it was quite a reminder of the lavish and privileged lifestyle Trump was raised in.
Unbelievable -- Trump doesn't know how to close an umbrella, so inside of closing it and bringing it aboard Air For… https://t.co/upn0uTOZSW— Aaron Rupar (@Aaron Rupar)1540660074.0
People took to social media to point out the metaphor.
This umbrella is violence in the USA. Trump built it up, left it at the door, and then calmly just walked away from… https://t.co/dSiRa8Z0bC— Charlie Stark - First of his name. (@Charlie Stark - First of his name.)1540662814.0
You guys get it... right? It's a metaphor. The umbrella is your country after he's done with it. #America #Nationalist #Trump— Sometimes Adventures (@Sometimes Adventures)1540831565.0
The steps are the campaign, the plane is the presidency, the umbrella is the working-class voting base, briefcase g… https://t.co/KW0uMFGz8Y— John Fugelsang (@John Fugelsang)1540738642.0
Turn off the sound on this @FoxNews BS propaganda, but watch Trump simply toss away an umbrella at the door of Air… https://t.co/VyMP4aivpP— Steve Silberman (@Steve Silberman)1540666347.0
🤣 WTF: Trump either can't figure out how to get his OPEN umbrella through a door that isn't wide enough for it or h… https://t.co/9nIuu8AfGD— Holly Figueroa O'Reilly (@Holly Figueroa O'Reilly)1540663767.0
We kind of feel sorry for the abandoned umbrella, or maybe that is just us projecting how we feel.
I’ve added Pixar music to Trump’s umbrella and it deserves an Oscar https://t.co/FYvjB20Jgv— Nooruddean (@Nooruddean)1540722561.0
At least we are not alone.
Looks like Trump has been here. #Trump #umbrella https://t.co/wB9nuSXfKa— SML™ (@SML™)1540831702.0
It means so much more!
Viral clip of Donald Trump and his umbrella is a metaphor for his whole presidency https://t.co/gGCzfVAO16 via… https://t.co/QFv3WNoTTR— 📚Knowledge is power.🎗 (@📚Knowledge is power.🎗)1540774342.0
@OTrigorin The arrogance of the man *after* Trump is kinda instructive, though. He has this "hey, that umbrella isn… https://t.co/VYQsDI5b2z— Resolve.Action.Love (@Resolve.Action.Love)1540738834.0
@briantylercohen @Resist___45 Trump likely know how to close an umbrella but he doesn’t give a shit that someone el… https://t.co/kW5q5hYmwg— Dave Osborne (@Dave Osborne)1540719448.0
Do not even get us started on the whole saluting thing.
What an ignoramus Trump is. Not only failed to salute but literally dumped the umbrella at the door to Air Force O… https://t.co/d65V2Ma0U3— Gerard Courcy (@Gerard Courcy)1540789597.0
So...what was the issue about President Obama giving a lazy salute...oh...no problem...Trump doesn’t give one at al… https://t.co/aBbYDyVzkK— Charles Mac (@Charles Mac)1540817773.0
Trump has no respect for our military. He doesn’t salute the Marines because his hairdo might get disheveled.… https://t.co/jFmUmjocFl— George Olivos (@George Olivos)1540782804.0
Remember when they obsessively attacked Obama for not respecting the military since he saluted with a cup of coffee… https://t.co/ERNDOHrWhp— Brian Krassenstein (@Brian Krassenstein)1540735800.0
@krassenstein @realDonaldTrump While this shouldn't be a big issue because the President isn't required to return t… https://t.co/yur7TeSIcA— Perry Bain (@Perry Bain)1540808812.0