President Donald Trump on Saturday wore a mask in front of the press corps for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began spreading across America.
Brad Parscale, Trump's 2020 re-election campaign manager, posted a picture of Trump wearing the mask on Twitter, with the hashtag #AmericaFirst.
Users quickly pointed out America is leading the world in coronavirus infections.
Here's some of what people were saying about Parscale's tweet:
@parscale Lol. How are you still employed???— Dave Zirin (@Dave Zirin) 1594507320.0
@parscale Yep. Nailed it! https://t.co/HJuHhnDLvZ— Craig Beilinson (@Craig Beilinson) 1594507963.0
@parscale The proper way to react to Donald Trump finally wearing a mask is the same way you would react to a toddl… https://t.co/AcxEGyiChr— Jedi, Interrupted 🏳️🌈 (@Jedi, Interrupted 🏳️🌈) 1594509912.0
@parscale 5 1/2 month - 137,348 covid deaths too late.— Flintworks (@Flintworks) 1594506538.0
@ProjectLincoln @parscale That's literally Brad 24/7— Trumpy Trumpy ........................... (parody) (@Trumpy Trumpy ........................... (parody)) 1594509302.0
@DevinCow @parscale He is so over his head.— G. Sierra-Zorita (@G. Sierra-Zorita) 1594509144.0
@parscale 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤡— Rex Chapman🏇🏼 (@Rex Chapman🏇🏼) 1594507500.0
@parscale ... 4-1/2 months into the pandemic. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯— Jedi, Interrupted 🏳️🌈 (@Jedi, Interrupted 🏳️🌈) 1594506580.0
@parscale After 130,000 lives lost.— David Weissman (@David Weissman) 1594506785.0
@parscale Finally!!!! Only took him 4 months to figure it out. That should have been on the cognitive tests.— Hart_Attack (@Hart_Attack) 1594506558.0
@parscale 5 months too late douchebag— Pej Vahdat (@Pej Vahdat) 1594507442.0
Let us celebrate the presidents doing the bare minimum https://t.co/CMi1LIIZ80— Molly Jong-Fast🏡 (@Molly Jong-Fast🏡) 1594506958.0
Trump only wore a face mask in public after more than 130,000 Americans died from the coronavirus. How is that putt… https://t.co/uZQ7wE2Zt4— Kyle Griffin (@Kyle Griffin) 1594509604.0
The president has said people wear masks to make a political statement opposing Trump. https://t.co/YBJkjJek2N— S.V. Dáte (@S.V. Dáte) 1594508483.0
Alexa, define “too little too late” in an image. https://t.co/aPVbLrbQrb— Steve Marmel (@Steve Marmel) 1594509826.0
These people want a medal for having him wear a mask 6 months into the crisis and with a 130,000 dead. I guess it… https://t.co/B4punryul7— Neera Tanden (@Neera Tanden) 1594507322.0
As @realDonaldTrump’s campaign staff praise his Donny-come-lately mask wearing, keep in mind that the President an… https://t.co/wQX606lTSI— Andrew Feinberg (@Andrew Feinberg) 1594509342.0
“Look at me, locking the barn door,” says farmer who lost every horse in the tri-state area https://t.co/8HLrhwuKM6— David Frum (@David Frum) 1594509865.0
The President is mediocre at best. He gets praise for doing the bare minimum. He is the epitome of _______ privil… https://t.co/u8vsH0skwL— Bakari Sellers (@Bakari Sellers) 1594507174.0