Eric Trump, son of President Donald Trump, defended his father's decision to call Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) "Pocahontas" during an event to honor Native American veterans by citing a Disney movie of the same name.
In particular, Eric Trump suggested on Twitter Tuesday morning that it was hypocritical for people to claim calling someone "Pocahontas" was offensive when Disney made a popular movie called Pocahontas, a 1995 animated movie that was about the actual historical figure Pocahontas.
The irony of an ABC reporter (whose parent company Disney has profited nearly half a billion dollars on the movie “… https://t.co/P6HnIeEoCG— Eric Trump (@Eric Trump)1511877845.0
Trump's tweet predictably started racking up reactions from his followers -- and the vast majority of them were positively scathing.
Check out the top responses below.
@EricTrump Are you actually this dumb or is it just an act to appear this dumb?— Matt McDermott (@Matt McDermott)1511878429.0
@EricTrump As others have noted, and I feel compelled to reiterate, you have the intellectual capacity of a ham rolled in hair.— Teenage Phlebotomy (@Teenage Phlebotomy)1511878371.0
@EricTrump Dude, long division is staggering to you.— Lanny (@Lanny)1511878339.0
@EricTrump Disney told the story of Pocahontas. Your dipshit father used her name to try to trash talk someone, in… https://t.co/mgK4rfcUPN— Ryder (@Ryder)1511879371.0
@EricTrump I truly do believe that this is an actual thought you had.— Scott Conroy (@Scott Conroy)1511879352.0
@EricTrump Eric you can’t even breathe with your mouth closed. Stop trying to understand irony.— Albert W Dubreuil (@Albert W Dubreuil)1511878892.0
@EricTrump Sit down and play with your fidget spinner...cookies and milk time soon.— 306-232 (@306-232)1511878604.0
@EricTrump you get truly staggered by the presence of marshmallows in your lucky charms— "Skinny Jorpy" Merlino 👨🏽🦳 (@"Skinny Jorpy" Merlino 👨🏽🦳)1511879122.0