A sinkhole has opened up on the White House lawn — and the internet wasted no time making jokes about it.
Breitbart News reporter Charlie Spiering on Tuesday posted a photo of the sinkhole, which he said appeared close to White House staffer Hogan Gidley’s office on the North Lawn.
— Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) May 22, 2018
Reactions to media reports on the sinkhole were swift, as many jokingly speculated that someone might have been using the tunnel as a secret means to enter — or escape from — the Trump White House.
Check out some of the top reactions below.
Sinkhole or hellmouth? https://t.co/CqZlGAAgdx
— Jennifer Kelley (@savingfilm) May 22, 2018
Melania's escape tunnel has caved in.
— Dave Dombroski (@wireman651) May 22, 2018
Whoa! Maybe it's the GOP rats leaving a sinking ship?
— TLDarby (@darbyTL) May 22, 2018
The swamp is rising
— 🍇🍏🌲WiseOwl 🏔🍐🍎 (@MountainMommy3) May 22, 2018
Even the Earth is trying to run away
— Jason Harish-Landry (@therealJMHL) May 22, 2018
DID YOU CREATE THAT SINKHOLE? pic.twitter.com/CvwoGzRN6N
— Adam Mincks (@RufusOverYrHead) May 22, 2018
— ShePlaysGuitars (@ShePlaysGuitars) May 22, 2018
Sinkhole 2020 https://t.co/iEMDbhAZg4
— Brian Westfall (@Brian_LifeOf) May 22, 2018
never thought i'd ever find myself rooting and cheering for a sinkhole, but, well, here we are, y'all https://t.co/Ev0p0n9fdD
— Hagai Palevsky (@DialHForHagai) May 22, 2018
The Mole People about to pour from that sinkhole on the White House lawn are gonna be real surprised by the enthusiastic reception they get.
— Robin D. Laws (@RobinDLaws) May 22, 2018
Please let it be the biggest and best sinkhole. A beautiful sinkhole.
— sullivka (@sullivka) May 22, 2018
Omg. I didn't really believe in prayer until just now.
Sinkhole develops on White House lawn https://t.co/lTHLhSEuKU
— SUN (@ictussunshine) May 22, 2018