Since the devastating hurricane in Puerto Rico (which is, as a reminder, a territory of the U.S.), Donald Trump has spent most of his time on Twitter complaining about the NFL (opens in new tab) and attempting to create even more division in our country. People have been calling for POTUS to address the situation in Puerto Rico, and good news! He finally tweeted. Bad news: The tweets were a huge disappointment for many people.
Unsurprisingly, these tweets garnered a big, largely negative response. Here's what people are saying:
POS POTUS insults Puerto Rico while they're going through a terrible humanitarian crisis. https://t.co/SuUj7erTMGSeptember 26, 2017
DONALD FUCKING TRUMP IS MAKING SNIDE COMMENTS ABOUT PUERTO RICO NOT PAYING BANK LOANS. THE FUCKING GALL pic.twitter.com/yXnQ9Vml0sSeptember 26, 2017
Maybe it was a good thing he wasn’t tweeting about Puerto Rico pic.twitter.com/DpFRlVdhwhSeptember 26, 2017
So @realDonaldTrump continues his attack on people of color. Blaming the victims is a dear construct of White Supremacy. https://t.co/CUVHicr9pJSeptember 26, 2017
I remember this scene from Goodfellas. "You had a Hurricane? Fuck you pay me" pic.twitter.com/wL4nqEdLf8September 26, 2017
Americans, Mr. President. Americans are in deep trouble. For God's sake, many of us have friends & family we haven't even heard from. https://t.co/OBglAjtR1DSeptember 26, 2017
In short—disappointed, but not surprised.
Mehera Bonner is a celebrity and entertainment news writer who enjoys Bravo and Antiques Roadshow with equal enthusiasm. She was previously entertainment editor at Marie Claire and has covered pop culture for over a decade.
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