President Donald Trump this week arranged to throw out next month's opening pitch at Yankee Stadium, just as Dr. Anthony Fauci announced he would be doing so this past week at Major League Baseball's opening day.
But now Trump, who loves nothing more than to be the center of attention, has just canceled – claiming he's too busy because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Because of my strong focus on the China Virus, including scheduled meetings on Vaccines, our economy and much else,… https://t.co/RCuaQWosOq— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump) 1595792651.0
Not many believed him.
Trump spends a good portion of each day tweeting and watching cable news, and usually has nothing on his public schedule until around noon.
And given the White House saw fit to makes available to far right wing cable media outlet OANN, just 24 hours ago, this photo of the President golfing with Brett Favre, being too busy to go to a Yankees' game doesn't sound plausible, as many noted.
Brett LOVES Wisconsin, Mississippi and Minnesota. A good golfer - hits it LONG! https://t.co/JcBJJEWI0X— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump) 1595767561.0
Here's what some are saying:
@realDonaldTrump @Yankees Dude, you are literally playing golf this weekend.— Mrs. Krassenstein (@Mrs. Krassenstein) 1595792729.0
@realDonaldTrump @Yankees It's why I always keep a pail next to me when I read your tweets. I have when I have to c… https://t.co/MUM7QpQB6Z— Joe Lockhart (@Joe Lockhart) 1595792834.0
@realDonaldTrump @Yankees Dude. You golf on the regular.— Jarrett Bellini (@Jarrett Bellini) 1595792723.0
@realDonaldTrump @Yankees "China Virus" Imagine being this proud of being a freaking racist. But here we are.— Angela Belcamino (@Angela Belcamino) 1595792779.0
@realDonaldTrump @Yankees LMAO, "strong focus???" You were golfing with Brett Favre while the country was approach… https://t.co/wtH9m4i3gm— BrooklynDad_Defiant! (@BrooklynDad_Defiant!) 1595793091.0
@realDonaldTrump @Yankees Tweets the busy guy from his New Jersey golf course. He cant handle the fact that both te… https://t.co/JRXyf0XcKV— Mia Farrow (@Mia Farrow) 1595793139.0
@realDonaldTrump @Yankees Dude you literally golfed yesterday. No one fucking buys this.— Clue Heywood (@Clue Heywood) 1595793209.0
@realDonaldTrump @Yankees Lol. Nobody wants you. https://t.co/yIBZ6wouvj— Republicans for Joe Biden 🇺🇸 (@Republicans for Joe Biden 🇺🇸) 1595793245.0