At Wednesday's White House briefing, Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany compared President Donald Trump's church photo-op stunt to British Prime Minister Winston Churchill inspecting bombing damage during the Nazi raids in World War II.
Kayleigh compares the President’s photo op to Churchill inspecting bombing damage https://t.co/KP5ovHMYzI— Acyn Torabi (@Acyn Torabi)1591210272.0
This comparison did not sit well with commenters on social media.
@Acyn @MsMariaT I am a Brit and my father met Churchill on a factory visit in 1940 after the Germans had bombed the… https://t.co/6ZDMVay1bQ— Whitters (@Whitters)1591210839.0
@EliStokols @maggieNYT Lol even when Trump’s sycophants try to make him look strong they do it in such a comically… https://t.co/EoivDY7ukY— Bob Sampson (@Bob Sampson)1591210052.0
@EliStokols Wait, Yankee fans outside the stadium were tear gassed and had rubber bullets fired at then before the first pitch?— Swing State Hustle Michael (@Swing State Hustle Michael)1591210005.0
@Acyn Churchill went to the Westwall in German territory as British troops were clearing it and was within range of… https://t.co/QEqtyicZG8— JRehling (@JRehling)1591210419.0
@EliStokols So iconic, so brave. https://t.co/4FmPLJotfb— Chris B (@Chris B)1591209728.0
@Acyn Churchill was inspecting damage done by Nazi bombs on his country...He was NIT inspecting a riot scene where… https://t.co/8kHTqDja0D— Speculawyer 🇳🇴-American (@Speculawyer 🇳🇴-American)1591210490.0
@Acyn @MsMariaT I am certain Churchill did not tear gas the priests out of their churchyard before inspecting the b… https://t.co/v9hqmjavKN— Lesley Richardson (@Lesley Richardson)1591210800.0
@Acyn Churchill was Antifa.— WaterBluSky (@WaterBluSky)1591210682.0