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A hashtag for ‘thanking’ Trump on Thanksgiving turns into a mountain of mockery

The hashtag #ThingsWeShouldThankTrumpFor was flooded with jokes.

 

Mikael Thalen

Tech

Published Nov 26, 2020

Hundreds of Twitter users spent Thanksgiving ‘thanking’ President Donald Trump, by using a hashtag to mock the president.

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Twitter users flooded the hashtag #ThingsWeShouldThankTrumpFor with jokes and condemnation of the president.

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Users “thanked” Trump for everything from convincing them to vote for President-elect Joe Biden to providing comedic material over the past four years.

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Others argued that Trump should be thanked for giving Americans “a new appreciation for posture,” pointing to the president’s often-ridiculed way of standing.

But the “thanks” ran the gamut.

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Some accused Trump of officially destroying the Republican Party, while others poked fun at the president’s sons.

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Numerous users even applauded the president for starting a national dialogue on issues such as “Narcissistic Personality Disorder.”

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While many of the tweets were jovial in nature, one users opted to simply thank the president for nothing.

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“It took me a while, but I made a list,” @LoriHollins joked.

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And of course, who could forget the memes?

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The hashtag comes amid the president’s flailing efforts to overturn the 2020 election based on debunked claims of widespread voter fraud.

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*First Published: Nov 26, 2020, 12:02 pm CST