Internet showers Trump in ridicule after his Mall speech turns into a rain-soaked mess: 'This has become an SNL parody'
Rain speech -- screenshot

Despite the pouring rain, poor planning and crowds that left after the event was delayed, Donald Trump went forward with his "Salute to America" Fourth of July extravaganza as Twitter users reveled in what a disaster it turned into.


With the president tweeting, "Weather looking good, clearing rapidly," the show went on -- but not without observers noting how poorly everything turned out as live video showed the president speaking behind a sheet of plexiglass as water streamed down it.

As one Twitter commenter pointed out: "I can’t tell if it’s like watching a speech from someone inside a fish bowl or like I’m inside a fish bowl."

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