"Looked like Don Jr. got into daddy’s Adderall before trying to focus on his teleprompter, and grifter girlfriend Kimberly looked like a coked up squirrel channeling Eva Peron......hideously amusing." stills of both speakers from the convention with some obvious editing on Guillfoyle to make it look like there's cocaine around her nose

@MargaretWolste1

Trump Jr’s ‘cocaine eyes’ among RNC’s leading memes

The Republican National Convention begins with head-turning hashtags.

Aug 25, 2020, 9:31 am*

Tech

Siobhan Ball 

Siobhan Ball

The Republican National Convention kicked off Monday night—and some people think Donald Trump Jr. is on cocaine.

Advertisement Hide
For those who will wake up tomorrow and be confused. The #RNC happened. Then Cocaine, Adderal, the Purge, and Hunger Games started trending.   May the odds be forever in your favor.
@BeauTFC
Advertisement Hide
"Bro, why tf is the purge, uncle tom, and cocaine treading in the untied states????" gif go black man making a disbelieving face surrounded by question marks
@BeauTFC
Advertisement Hide
"Canadians seeing cocaine The Purge and Adderall trending in the us" picture of a grey and white dog looking suspicious
@DinkDinkKermit

“The Purge,” “cocaine,” “Adderall,” and “The Hunger Games” were just some of the intensely worrying hashtags set off by the events of the first night of the RNC.

Advertisement Hide

Much of it was inspired by Kimberly Guilfoyle, former San Francisco ADA, Fox News host, and current partner of Donald Trump Jr. Her speech evoked parallels to The Hunger Games, with one Twitter user even remixing her segment to play the Panem national anthem at the end of her speech.

"So the first night of the Republican convention has concluded and the trending topics are  Cocaine Coked and Adderall" meme of the dog drinking coffee in a burning house saying everything is fine
@UROCKlive1
Advertisement Hide
"why tf are The Hunger Games and The Purge trending..." little dog in a barristers wig saying "Pardon the Fuck?
@UROCKlive1
Advertisement Hide
Advertisement Hide

Others evoked The Purge and Rita Repulsa, the villain from Power Rangers. Many were quick to defend Rita saying Guilfoyle was an unfair comparison to the immortal character who only wanted to conquer the earth.

Advertisement Hide
"Rita Repulsa does not deserve this slander" quote retweet of @ziwe "time to conquer earth!" over image of Guilfoyle next to Rita Repulsa
@elle_em
@elle_em
Advertisement Hide
"Why she be looking like satanic Elmo?? #CocaineConvention #cocaine" Image of Guilfoyle next to the Elmo against the backdrop of flames meme
@TheOGTerra
Advertisement Hide

Guilfoyle wasn’t alone among RNC figures in giving off strong Purge vibes. Mark and Patricia McCloskey, the lawyers who were charged with a felony after pointing guns at Black Lives Matter protesters walking past their house, were featured as speakers, and Twitter immediately cast them as villains from the horror movie franchise.

"These are the evil rich people from the Purge movies" Image of Mark and Patricia McCloskey from the RNC on top of image of them pointing guns at protesters
@ELmisterFern
Advertisement Hide
"oh shit the purge trending, say less." image of Patricia McCloskey pointing a gun at protesters
@ELmisterFern
Advertisement Hide
"mark this as the moment the purge movies became real" still from the McCloskey's speech
@AmbJohnBolton

There were also accusations of rampant cocaine usage on the night, with both cocaine and Adderall trending.

Advertisement Hide
The big winner last night was the dealer that sold all the speakers cocaine.
@AmbJohnBolton
"#DonaldTrumpJr kids right now. #cocaine #cocaineeyes" image of toddlers playing in a heap of white powder
@cleanfront
Advertisement Hide
"A snow plow was needed to clear all the Adderall and cocaine at the RNC convention  #RNCConvention2020" image of a snowplow clearing the streets
@cleanfront
Advertisement Hide
https://twitter.com/GarKeller/status/1298233363841654784

Twitter users pointed out what they believe to be obvious symptoms of stimulant misuse by Trump Jr. as well as Guilfoyle, while implying everyone from Kellyanne Conway to the president were also partaking.

Advertisement Hide
"Looked like Don Jr. got into daddy’s Adderall before trying to focus on his teleprompter, and grifter girlfriend Kimberly looked like a coked up squirrel channeling Eva Peron......hideously amusing." stills of both speakers from the convention with some obvious editing on Guillfoyle to make it look like there's cocaine around her nose
@MargaretWolste1
Advertisement Hide
Advertisement Hide
https://twitter.com/if_you_see_kaye/status/1298224389020950528
Advertisement Hide

And all this was just opening night. According to FiveThirtyEight.com, Joe Biden has a 73 in 100 chance of winning the presidential election as of Tuesday morning.

Share this article
*First Published: Aug 25, 2020, 9:24 am