Former President Donald Trump became the subject of jokes and memes on Twitter after some viewers accused him of wearing his pants back during his remarks at the Republican State Convention. North Carolina
on saturday night Trump gave his first official public speech since February’s Conservative Political Action Conference at the Greenville Convention Center in North Carolina.
He spent much of his lengthy speech critical of President Joe Biden’s handling of the crisis on borders, the economy and foreign policy, and repeatedly repeated his baseless claims. that widespread voter fraud cost him the 2020 election
Viewers took to Twitter on Sunday morning to accuse Trump of wearing his pants backwards during his speech. by writer Brandon Friedman shared a close-up video of the former president̵7;s pants as he walked off the podium. “Other people noticed this. But can’t share enough: Donald Trump gave his grand speech today turning around,” he wrote.
The #TrumpPants hashtag was trending on the platform most of the day on Sunday. As thousands of users shared memes and jokes mocking his pants in the late afternoon, Snopes fact-checkers concluded that Trump wasn’t wearing his pants backwards after noticing the front zipper in a Getty Images photo.
Star Wars actor Mark Hamill, a frequent Trump critic, tweeted: “He’s clearly on the ‘no fly’ list.”
“Why can’t he dress #Trumppants @FUPA?” tweeted writer and former radio star Tara Dublin, with a picture of the former president.
User @sirDukeDevin tweeted, “Looks like he has my pillow stuffed in the front of his pants.”
“And likewise The elastic suit pants are selling out. All GOP members are wearing these. #Trumppants #DiaperDon,” tweeted @southernliving.
Oscar and Grammy-nominated songwriter Shawn Patterson tweeted: “This is one of the most under-fitting, sloppy, and unadjusted outfits I’ve seen as an adult. And he claims to be a ‘billionaire’! without even taking a glance at his struggles in speaking clearly.”
“I’m getting old today when I know what ‘FUPA’ is, thanks to #Trumppants… and now I’m emotionally scarred. Thank you so much for that, Twitter,” MSNBC host Joy Reid tweeted.
History teacher Sari Beth Rosenberg tweeted, “Former Blogger living in Mar-A-Lago Starter Pack #Trumppants.”
“Trump just released a statement about his speech last night, claiming, ‘I’m big! The pants are too small!’ #Trumppants,” tweeted screenwriter Paul Rudnick.
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