On Thursday night, President Donald Trump demanded that more restrictions be placed on voting — and tweeted that if "you must have an ID" to get into the Democratic National Convention, you should have an ID to vote.
To get into the Democrat National Convention, you must have an ID card with a picture...Yet the Democrats refuse to… https://t.co/ztSU9OynpX— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump) 1597970567.0
Commenters on social media had no idea what Trump was talking about, given that this year's convention doesn't even have physical attendance — it's being conducted with most speakers calling in remotely, and with people watching online. Many Democrats are even gathering at drive-ins.
@realDonaldTrump Who’s going to be the one to tell him the convention was virtual?— Palmer Report (@Palmer Report) 1597970873.0
@realDonaldTrump Is there no one at the White House that will explain to him what virtual convention means?— Chidi®️ (@Chidi®️) 1597971029.0
@BettyBowers @realDonaldTrump Also, this tweet is makes no sense. The DNC has an invitation list. Voting is open to all— Dustin Ginsberg (@Dustin Ginsberg) 1597970827.0
@realDonaldTrump I... hope you didn’t just try to enter an empty Milwaukee convention hall,— E. Picciuto ⚫️⚫️🕯🕯🔥🕯🕯🕯🕯 (@E. Picciuto ⚫️⚫️🕯🕯🔥🕯🕯🕯🕯) 1597971162.0
@realDonaldTrump Trump is so far gone that he doesn’t realize the Democratic National Convention is virtual. His de… https://t.co/xp4kG3OvEb— Tom Joseph (@Tom Joseph) 1597971194.0
@realDonaldTrump Imagine being this proud of being a complete idiot. But here we are.— Angela Belcamino (@Angela Belcamino) 1597971259.0
@realDonaldTrump Great question. Follow up question, do you have any idea who you are and what year it is right now?— Liddle’ Savage (@Liddle’ Savage) 1597970990.0
@realDonaldTrump FYI the convention is virtual! I live in Wisconsin and I’ve had to show my ID to vote for years! I… https://t.co/hPFeRMT9IB— Robbin ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ 🎄🎅🏻🤶🏻⛄️ (@Robbin ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ 🎄🎅🏻🤶🏻⛄️) 1597970857.0
@realDonaldTrump I had to provide my ID and SSN to register and request a mail-in ballot and the ballot won't be se… https://t.co/b7U9voFlJQ— Shane 35 Days until 🚫🍊🤡 (@Shane 35 Days until 🚫🍊🤡) 1597971453.0
@realDonaldTrump Any time you or your GOP friends want to give every American citizen a free federal ID card, then… https://t.co/5ij5YjVUwa— David Atkins (@David Atkins) 1597971360.0