President Donald Trump kicked off Presidents’ Day with a tweet commemorating the holiday with a misplaced apostrophe and things kind of went downhill for him after that as commenters called on him to do the honorable thing and resign after his impeachment.
Following a simple all-caps “HAPPY PRESIDENT’S DAY!” the first respondent to the president felt compelled to point out: “Dude. just admit it, it’s not your day.”
Things didn’t get much better for the president at the point as you can see below:
Dude. just admit it, it's not your day
— Comfortably Numb (@YGalanter) February 17, 2020
Happy Presidents Day President Obama!! pic.twitter.com/pIxkfSMZou
— Jules Morgan (@glamelegance) February 17, 2020
Now if only we had a president…
— Andy Ostroy (@AndyOstroy) February 17, 2020
Today is a great day to celebrate all our Presidents who haven't been impeached.
— Nick Jack Pappas (@Pappiness) February 17, 2020
It's Presidents' Day, idiot.
— Jeremy Newberger (@jeremynewberger) February 17, 2020
*impeached presidents day
— Alex (@Alex4Rep) February 17, 2020
We celebrate your last 8 months in office
— Edward Kim (@eddiek005) February 17, 2020
Let no one forget on Presidents Day that Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by 3 million votes. Do not let this administration or it’s draconian policies become normalized. Patriotism means to stand by the country. It does not mean to stand by a president. ✊ we must resist
— ♻️ Christopher Zullo (@ChrisJZullo) February 17, 2020
— Andrea Junker (@Strandjunker) February 17, 2020
IT'S "PRESIDENTS' DAY" YOU ILLITERATE GOOFUS
— Jeff Tiedrich (@itsJeffTiedrich) February 17, 2020
— Chidi®️ (@ChidiNwatu) February 17, 2020
you're not my president
— White Chocolate (@valejazzy) February 17, 2020
In honor of Presidents' Day, you should follow in the footsteps of all the recent Presidents and release your tax returns. What are you hiding?
— Paul (@pablo_honey1) February 17, 2020
@BarackObama: "You wanna know what someone's going to do, look what they've been doing their whole life."
Stringing together full sentences. No cheap shots. Ahhh the good old days! pic.twitter.com/UWidQ5Wv20
— (@fortismind) February 17, 2020
— Calvin Schneider (@realcalvinn) February 17, 2020
Nice of you to remember President Obama…the greatest President of the 21st Century.
— ⚜️Pierre de Resistance⚜️ (@aka_pierrecouvy) February 17, 2020
WE COULD USE ONE. ARE YOU RESIGNING, SO WE CAN HAVE ONE AGAIN? WE ACCEPT YOUR RESIGNATION!
— Hoodlum (@HoodlumRIP) February 17, 2020
You're resigning?!!? Fantastic, a happy president's day indeed!
— sdm1177 (@sdm1177) February 17, 2020
— stop it (@planoldtired) February 17, 2020
Trump gambling his presidency on a voting group that may no longer exist
President Donald Trump is betting that his law-and-order scare tactics will energize white suburban voters -- but that demographic may no longer exist as it once did.
The president remains popular in rural areas, and he won over suburban voters by 4 percent in 2016, and Trump and his Republican allies are betting he can turn out non-college educated whites who may be disgusted by police violence but don't support protests, reported Politico.
“There’s a lot of concern about the way the Minneapolis police acted,” said former Rep. Tom Davis, a seven-term Republican from the northern Virginia suburbs. “But whenever you start looting — and now the stuff’s spread out to Leesburg, it’s in Manassas … the politics takes a different turn.”
‘One racist down. Hundreds in office to go’: Applause as Steve King is ousted in Iowa primary
"Goodbye, Rep. Steve King. You are certainly not the only white supremacist in federal government, but you were among the most prominent," tweeted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
While acknowledging that the important work of ridding Congress of racist lawmakers is far from finished, progressives celebrated the ouster of white supremacist Rep. Steve King in Iowa's Republican primary Tuesday as a significant victory and a step in the right direction.
Amid pandemic, White House race becomes digital dogfight
The 2020 US presidential race is becoming a digital-first campaign as the coronavirus pandemic cuts candidates off from traditional organizing and in-person events.
On the surface, President Donald Trump has the edge over Democrat Joe Biden because of the incumbent's extensive digital infrastructure and large social media following.
But Biden has been stepping up his digital presence and is getting a boost from a handful of outside organizations seeking to counter Trump's messaging on social platforms.
Both sides agree that digital will play a critical role in the 2020 White House race as social media have taken the place of rallies and door-to-door campaigning.