On Wednesday, the number of reported coronavirus deaths in the United States officially hit the 100,000 mark — a milestone experts have been anticipating for days.
But at the same time, President Donald Trump's second son chose to take the moment to brag about how the stock market was doing.
GREAT DAY for the DOW!! https://t.co/t0cK3wOKUu— Eric Trump (@Eric Trump)1590623159.0
Eric Trump's enthusiasm did not sit well with commenters on social media.
@EricTrump 100,000 people are dead.— Chris Jackson (@Chris Jackson)1590623682.0
@EricTrump Did the DOW hit 100,000 yet? Oops...that’s your Daddy’s death count. So sorry! #TrumpOwnsEveryDeath https://t.co/HveQW0vREq— #TuckFrump (@#TuckFrump)1590623346.0
@ememess @EricTrump This family of ghouls. I can’t.— Pamela at home (@Pamela at home)1590624145.0
@EricTrump I'm sure all the friends and family members of the 100,000 dead are thrilled. Trumps doing what they do, being low lifes.— Barbara Hoffmann (@Barbara Hoffmann)1590623567.0
@EricTrump Over 100,000 dead. Did you mean DOW or DOA?— Dana Goldberg (@Dana Goldberg)1590624397.0
@EricTrump I don't even know how to tell you this but... https://t.co/Y49YZkkgeO— America Is Not Russia👍🏽🇺🇲🚫🇷🇺👎🏽 (@America Is Not Russia👍🏽🇺🇲🚫🇷🇺👎🏽)1590623242.0
@EricTrump https://t.co/ZQvaCR9dSG— José (@José)1590623598.0
@EricTrump 100,000 Americans are dead. 100,000 souls, gone. 100,000 people, and it didn’t have to be this way.… https://t.co/MQielCAHNB— mollyswordmcdonough 🌊 (@mollyswordmcdonough 🌊)1590624350.0
@EricTrump The tone deafness is deafening— Drain The Trumps 🇺🇸 (@Drain The Trumps 🇺🇸)1590623746.0
@EricTrump You could have chosen just to not say anything, @EricTrump— mollyswordmcdonough 🌊 (@mollyswordmcdonough 🌊)1590626097.0
@EricTrump Your dad said he was gonna kill someone on 5th Avenue but ended up killing #100K Americans instead.… https://t.co/7P0kb3hRnT— Brave New Films (@Brave New Films)1590623591.0