President Donald Trump responded to Iran's missile retaliation to the assassination of one of its top military leaders -- and many viewers wondered what drugs he'd taken.
The president vowed to keep nuclear weapons away from Iran but did not threaten further military strikes at this time, much to the relief of social media users.
But some observers couldn't help but notice Trump's odd demeanor and phrasing.
"Slurring," "Adderall" and #TrumpSpeech are trending. Sounds like it went really well.— Joan Walsh (@Joan Walsh)1578502909.0
whoever it was that shot Trump up with a bunch of horse tranquilizers or whatever this morning to prevent him from… https://t.co/DOcJukpL8a— Rob (@Rob)1578501787.0
Trump shows strength by slurring half his words— h. jon benjamin (@h. jon benjamin)1578501460.0
How is he already out of breath? Did he jog there?— Kevin M. Kruse (@Kevin M. Kruse)1578500990.0
You can literally hear him trying to keep his tongue in his mouth. Trump is not well.— Marie (@Marie)1578502492.0
Trump looks & sounds like he's overloaded on adderall. He's sniffing, slurring his words, robotically reading word… https://t.co/XOZ1oqSul0— Charles Campisi (@Charles Campisi)1578501827.0
@MysterySolvent @mortgageconsult Trump is high as a kite on some drug he sniffed.— parislady1492 (@parislady1492)1578503224.0
It's pretty bad when I see "Adderall" trending and my first thought is "Oh, right, the 'president' gave a speech this morning."— Cindy (@Cindy)1578502959.0
@BrianKarem @realDonaldTrump What drugs is he on !!!— Kate (@Kate)1578503309.0
If it walks like a duck, talks like a duck, sniffs Adderall like a duck, it's a duck. Quack-Quack, Mr. President.… https://t.co/IdlFjClwVQ— Greg Morelli (@Greg Morelli)1578502949.0
@TheDailyEdge He is not well, can hardly open his eyes, slurring his words, sniffing and short of breath and who sp… https://t.co/RBD8HrgFkg— All Kinds of Nope (@All Kinds of Nope)1578502093.0
Under Politics trending is: Adderall, slurring, teleprompter. Are we great yet?— Emo Abroad 🌌🦄🧜♀️ (@Emo Abroad 🌌🦄🧜♀️)1578502944.0
If Barack Obama had stood before cameras slurring his words, barely able to read a teleprompter and sniffing and ga… https://t.co/ELJm8I5MSY— BlackWomenAreKryptoniteToGOP (@BlackWomenAreKryptoniteToGOP)1578501797.0
A seemingly medicated Trump is speaking now, slurring his “s” words audibly, lots of inhaling and sniffing, jerky h… https://t.co/oPIkfwrBHo— Mary Shomon 💙 🌊 #DemCast | DC & MD | MaskUp (@Mary Shomon 💙 🌊 #DemCast | DC & MD | MaskUp)1578501225.0
That address was a mess. No consistent tone. No clear takeaway message. Some domestic political bashing. Slurring.… https://t.co/bXBvdOe9LR— Strong Moderate (@Strong Moderate)1578501741.0
Wtf you doing with your tongue ol boy #trump 🤮🤮🤮🤮 https://t.co/bQLxYShDBK— nasty summer (@nasty summer)1578501545.0