Nordic leaders tweeted a photo of themselves holding a football (soccer ball) and calling it the real "orb of world domination." Apparently, the glowing orb President Donald Trump clasped with Saudi Arabian King Salman "loses power and is somewhat less threatening on these latitudes."
The photo features prime ministers from Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden and Iceland.
nordic prime minister meeting. the orb of world domination loses power and is somewhat less threatening on these la… https://t.co/xPie8vEHmc— Jussi Karlgren 🌐 (@Jussi Karlgren 🌐)1496070149.0
In its signature style, the internet was ripe with mockery
@jussikarlgren Here is the bizarre actual photo that inspired this HILARIOUS satire https://t.co/02FLNrGP2M— Oprah ... ish (@Oprah ... ish)1496076857.0
@jussikarlgren never touch the ORB!!!!— li'l ol' butler (@li'l ol' butler)1496077461.0
Backchannel to the Glowing Saudi Orb. https://t.co/C5UFETgy1G— 🇨🇦 Mark McCaw 🇮🇪 🇵🇸 (@🇨🇦 Mark McCaw 🇮🇪 🇵🇸)1496155453.0
@realDonaldTrump Magic orb says everyone is laughing...at Trump. https://t.co/XxiKqYT1GY— 🦉LiberalGoddess 🌊😷🌊 (@🦉LiberalGoddess 🌊😷🌊)1496155043.0
Nordic leaders trolling Trump! Will he block them? ❄️ https://t.co/grdquM03F0— SoCal☀️Persister (@SoCal☀️Persister)1496155056.0
#Scandinavians #Nordic #NordicPMs have a great sense of humor! Thank god we have something to laugh about. https://t.co/kVnnBa4avj— Jennifer Skulte (@Jennifer Skulte)1496155465.0
#TrumpWordSalad My orb was better just the greatest orb just the most incredibly fantastic orb nobody knows orbs li… https://t.co/0uMRld3Aej— FackingFulcans (@FackingFulcans)1496155577.0
@thehill @jussikarlgren why would these "Nordic leaders" make fun of @KingSalman? 🤔— LWYRUP (@LWYRUP)1496156402.0
@mattyglesias That's some cool Nordic shade.— AnneBoleynsHeadache (@AnneBoleynsHeadache)1496156395.0
Well, the world is having a good laugh at the US thanks to Trump. Nordic leaders troll Trump orb photo https://t.co/SLoU9rRvhd #impeachtrump— ForgottenBeauty (@ForgottenBeauty)1496156346.0
Even the Nordic leaders are goofing on @potus....good for them! https://t.co/EBzg2E3ymD— Beth Shepard (@Beth Shepard)1496156748.0
When even the Nordic Prime Minister is mocking trump! https://t.co/b5ruQvNJhY— Stylin Jess (@Stylin Jess)1496156816.0
#TrumpWordSalad My orb was better just the greatest orb just the most incredibly fantastic orb nobody knows orbs li… https://t.co/0XPHBg2mzt— FackingFulcans (@FackingFulcans)1496156799.0
@thehill And that's not just any old Europeans: they're the dour, rational, humourless, Protestant Nordic countries 😂— Roger O'Keeffe (@Roger O'Keeffe)1496157555.0
Admittedly, this is not their first go at it.
The Nordic leaders are really good at recreating scenes to mock Trump. https://t.co/qjjEESNshg— Josh Jordan (@Josh Jordan)1496158650.0