The former president’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., has been called a “terrible person” and a “vile man” after he shared a meme on Instagram mocking Pennsylvania Senator John Fetterman for having a stroke. It has been criticized for being as cruel as
Known for sharing Republican memes on his Instagram account and calling himself the “Meme Wars General,” Trump Jr. posted a photo from the 1985 film. the gooniesChunk (Jeff Cohen) and Sloth (John Matzzak) characters hugging with the text “Congratulations Pennsylvania!”
Accompanying the meme, Trump Jr. wrote:
The post was liked by more than 230,000 people, but reactions were neither enthusiastic nor amusing when shared outside of Trump Jr.’s social media bubble.
Patriot Takes, an account that investigates and monitors right-wing extremism on social media, shared a post on Twitter that included the words, “Don Jr. is a terrible person.”
Users who replied to the post agreed. “Republicans are so mean,” wrote one. “You mean? I think he meant to say that he was despicably cruel,” replied another.
“The whole family is terrible,” he wrote, “the apple is never far from the tree.”
“This is what people are sick of,” replied another.
The Twitter user also described the meme as “offensive” and “disgusting,” but claimed it was “not as offensive as he was.” [Trump Jr.] I think,” said Trump pro-candidate Mehmet Oz, who lost the midterm elections.
“This isn’t a burn he thinks. The good guys won. We’ll do it again!!” saved the
The mockery of Fetterman’s health, his difficult recovery from a stroke, by Republicans and the Oz campaign, is part of what made the Pennsylvania race so ugly.
Leading up to the vote, Oz repeatedly questioned Fetterman’s suitability for the job and demanded that the Democratic candidate release his complete medical record to the public. said he was well-suited for public office.
That didn’t stop the Lieutenant Governor’s memes and ridicule. Just hours before sharing the Goonies meme, Trump Jr. shared another teasing Fetterman on his Instagram profile, citing elected senator and President Joe Biden talking gibberish to each other. I have shown that
The lieutenant governor is experiencing lingering speech problems that are very common in patients recovering from stroke.
Trump Jr.’s Instagram post about Fetterman shows him returning to sharing memes on the platform after scaling back for a few days for the 44-year-old ex-president’s son.
After sharing a post titled “Happy Red Wave Day” on midterm election day, Trump Jr. maintained an unusual silence on social media.