After Donald Trump’s campaign rally-style visit to a newly completed Shell plastics factory in western Pennsylvania — an example of exactly the kind of environmentally-harmful energy industry manufacturing that America needs to innovate its way away from to ensure the planet’s eventual survival — the Republican Party decided to send an ill-timed celebratory tweet.
— GOP (@GOP) August 14, 2019
Sent on a day when the financial markets were tanking in the largest rout of the year to date, the tweet became an ironic contradiction— placing the responsibility for the economy squarely at Donald Trump’s feet on a day when he was furiously assigning blame to everyone else he could think of.
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No “MAGIC WAND” could save the GOP from the derision of Twitter users who noted the incongruity between financial reality and the Republican talking points.
Seriously who in the hell writes the ridiculous posts? they’re all bull crap
— Sharon Dennis (@sddphoto) August 14, 2019
— The Daily Edge (@TheDailyEdge) August 14, 2019
No magic wand . Just GOP Propaganda https://t.co/pKDOTuHgJA
— rmc (@Thelast_try) August 14, 2019
Trump is done anyway but if he sends us into recession he'll have a record breaking defeat.
— BillMemphis (@BillMemphis) August 14, 2019
Don , can't duck this one , you played with fire and our country will suffer because you think and you think, that hasn't work, didn't work before in your life. You played with our farmers , China, Russia and took our economy down , because you think. Obama took country from 0 ,.
— Rachel yonush (@RYonush) August 14, 2019
Oh another load of crap: #TrumpTaxCuts meant to pay for themselves per Trump & @GOP when they were peddling their tax cut legislation.
THEY F^CKING LIED!! or…
THEY’RE F^CKING STUPID
or.. BOTH#ParForTheCourse when it comes to Trump & GOP
— DonnaMS (@DonnaSpoer) August 14, 2019
Yup, the sh-t is hitting the fan, and twitter-thumbs is all upset, yelling: "It's not my fault!"
— Bedelli (@Bedellian62) August 14, 2019
— robert picker (@robertpicker2) August 14, 2019
That aside, you might wanna take a quick look around and hold off a bit on the boasting. The optics aren't great. pic.twitter.com/qDyF2okkg1
— Autarkh (@Autarkh) August 14, 2019
it's effing amazing, there literally is a tweet for every event and occasion.
— Zen Crackpot #ITMFA (@bcinaz) August 14, 2019
Nice try, GOP.
Next time, check the news before you post such blatant masturbatory self-congratulations. You’ll save yourself a heap of embarrassment.