Published On: Sat, Feb 9th, 2019

Trump’s State of the Union Inspired Some Very Good Memes

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From Nancy Pelosi’s “petty clap” to the president’s tie debacle.

Trump’s 2019 State of the Union was an endless peroration through his usual combination of peculiar tangents and baseless immigration claims,(CNN fact-check) condimented with some unconvincing calls for unity. Fortunately there were three great moments in one single event, that inspired some very good, amazing memes.

  1. Nancy 

Nancy Pelosi´s applause was, without question, the greatest part of the evening, and it also made for an equally strong meme:

Congrats to @SpeakerPelosi for inventing the “fuck you” clap. #sotu pic.twitter.com/eueoUf9IBT

— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) 6 de febrero de 2019

pic.twitter.com/jdPF0lMvjP

— Steadman™ (@AsteadWesley) 6 de febrero de 2019

pic.twitter.com/MFduQAosw8

— Thor Benson (@thor_benson) 6 de febrero de 2019

pic.twitter.com/LIoRqYcXyQ

— ᴡʜʏ ɪs ASHLEY LYNCH ᴏɴ ᴍʏ ᴛʟ (@ashleylynch) 6 de febrero de 2019

2. The tie

Trump got the Dilbert tie 😂😂 pic.twitter.com/lfn3Npmbaz

— Most Dope Chris (@1hennessypapi) 6 de febrero de 2019

Trump’s tie ripping off Dior FW19 smh pic.twitter.com/SCcILPWtaQ

— Sam Schube (@samschube) 6 de febrero de 2019

3. Joshua

Last but not least, we had Joshua Trump the sixth-grader who was invited to the State of the Union after allegedly getting bullied about his last name at school. Joshua proved himself to be a worthy recipient of the meme train long before he climbed the steps of the US Capitol on Tuesday night:

Hi Joshua Trump. I’m sorry you get bullied at school for your last name. My name is Ben Joseph Siemon. “Semen” or “BJ Semen.” I didn’t visit a porn set to feel better. You don’t need to go to the State of the Union.

— Benjamin Siemon (@BenjaminJS) 5 de febrero de 2019

Hi Joshua Trump. I’m sorry you get bullied at school for your last name. My last name is Stack. In elementary school kids would tease me and call me “smokestack.” I didn’t visit a factory to feel better. You don’t need to go to the State of the Union.

— Deep Time (@rstackjr) 5 de febrero de 2019

God knows, Joshua during the speech, showed the world how most of the people in the United States feels about the State of the Union in one single image.  

Joshua Trump truly represents America. #SOTU pic.twitter.com/KY063BNGwU

— Josh Jordan (@NumbersMuncher) 6 de febrero de 2019

Let´s hope next year’s is as fun as this one.

The Yucatan Times
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