Internet buries Trump after he suggests he'll cut entitlements: 'Send him packing'
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At a town hall event on Fox News Thursday, President Donald Trump dropped a bombshell: He will be looking to cut entitlements.

The impression that the president will be coming after America's two foremost entitlement programs — long held a "third rail" of American politics — caused an explosion of outrage on social media:

[Editor's note: A previous version of this story claimed that President Trump would be cutting Social Security and Medicare. This is incorrect -- the president was not that specific.]