The world was aghast as a first daughter sat in for her father at the Group of 20 meeting in Hamburg, Germany.
Ivanka Trump took her father's seat among world leaders, sitting directly between Chinese President Xi Jinping and British Prime Minister Theresa May.
Later Trump threw daughter his daughter a pity party after Twitter users hammered her for sitting in for him.
Unsurprisingly, Twitter was shocked:
Ivanka Trump, unelected, unqualified, daughter-in-chief, is representing the US at the G20 summit next to May, Xi,… https://t.co/B3mh6IjRoh— Brian Klaas (@Brian Klaas)1499507974.0
Ivanka fills in for her dad beside Xi Jinping. To me, it feels banana-republicky for the US to be represented by an… https://t.co/OGeEgOJqp8— Nicholas Kristof (@Nicholas Kristof)1499516008.0
Having Princess Ivanka represent US at G20 table a slap in face to other G20 leaders, other top admin officials, American people. Grotesque.— David Rothkopf (@David Rothkopf)1499516283.0
@jeffzeleny @Fahrenthold Homer Simpson getting a sandwich while Bart briefly takes over post as nuclear safety insp… https://t.co/YkBoORekal— Robert Lepenies (@Robert Lepenies)1499512866.0
#Ivanka sits in at #G20? The nerve! "Bigly" disrespect allies do not deserve #nepotism #weak https://t.co/w7SPEzSBSi— cassandracarolina (@cassandracarolina)1499517007.0
I understand Ivanka Trump is sitting at the #G20 leaders table this morning instead of US President Donald Trump. Source: "Incredible!!!"— Alberto Nardelli (@Alberto Nardelli)1499506030.0
Why the hell is Ivanka Trump sitting in for daddy at G20 meetings?! What are her qualifications? Who voted for her?— Charles M. Blow (@Charles M. Blow)1499515669.0
Stayed up all night wondering what is the most embarrassing thing we can do at #G20. Then it dawned on me. Replace… https://t.co/NYel0QqKE2— Steve B (@Steve B)1499514927.0
Holy shit! Ivanka Trump just replaced her father at #G20 meeting. Ultimate sign of banana republic in which politic… https://t.co/jxWq27qn5s— ©️as "Blocking Spiked Crowd" Mudde 😷 (@©️as "Blocking Spiked Crowd" Mudde 😷)1499507784.0
@WestWingReport @LanaLukash When did Ivanka become President. I missed that election and where is HE? Is HE not up… https://t.co/IrqO89xV3o— TheViewFromHere (@TheViewFromHere)1499511057.0
@Bell9911Sean @WestWingReport @LanaLukash Thought experiment: Malia Obama attends G20 in place of President Obama. Discuss.— lolita shatter (@lolita shatter)1499512527.0
@WestWingReport @davidfrum @LanaLukash So now the United States is Represented at the G20 by a shoe designer? Any c… https://t.co/wwwoo9HYYb— Mark Ebbers (@Mark Ebbers)1499511868.0