President Donald Trump’s campaign attacked The Washington Post with a bizarre claim.
The attack occurred after the president posted a photoshopped a picture of his face on the body of actor Sylvester Stallone’s body from the movie Rocky III.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 27, 2019
The newspaper tweeted, “Trump tweets doctored photo of his head on Sylvester Stallone’s body, unclear why.”
The Trump campaign took issue with the newspaper’s characterization.
“Washington Post claims – without evidence – that [Trump] shared a ‘doctored’ photo,” the campaign wrote.
— Team Trump (@TeamTrump) November 27, 2019
Trump’s campaign was ruthlessly mocked for their attack, here’s some of what people were saying:
“The party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command.” — George Orwell
— Pé Resists (@4everNeverTrump) November 27, 2019
Our eyes still work, chief. pic.twitter.com/FzVobxtfZj
— Gary M. Sarli♿️ (@GMSarli) November 27, 2019
So you’re claiming that Trump actually has Sylvester Stone’s body from Rocky III?
Did they attach his head at Walter Reed?
— Kevin M. Kruse (@KevinMKruse) November 28, 2019
This is the thing with authoritarian regimes and their loyalists. They gaslight so much and forget to take into consideration that people have eyes and ears.
— Olga Lautman (@olgaNYC1211) November 28, 2019
Breaking: photographic evidence pic.twitter.com/oLBwaG6UNa
— ☇RiotWomenn☇ (@riotwomennn) November 28, 2019
— Rachel (@RachelTheWary) November 28, 2019
Spoiler: the photo is the evidence. https://t.co/NAsvmrDzN1
— Scott Lincicome (@scottlincicome) November 28, 2019
Is your argument here that it was real? https://t.co/5xGWyj3ixD
— Gary Legum (@GaryLegum) November 28, 2019
I would like to remind everyone that one of the articles of impeachment against Andrew Johnson in 1868 was just for generally 'bringing dishonor and ridicule upon the office of the president" https://t.co/GiMgtsOCrP
— Arthur Chu (@arthur_affect) November 28, 2019
— Steve Marmel (@Marmel) November 28, 2019
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