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Everyone’s mocking this woman who cleaned Trump’s Hollywood star in the name of patriotism
She meant to show respect. Twitter took it in another direction.
While most people will be barbecuing and watching a sky full of bursting colors on July 4, others will be celebrating in a different way. This proves true for the Twitterverse and its current viral trend, “Nothing but respect for MY president.” It all started with this tweet from a woman named Makenna Greenwald.
The original tweet was posted toward the end of June. The photo showed Greenwald cleaning up President Donald Trump’s vandalized Hollywood star. Greenwald’s tweet was meant to show support for the president, but Twitter decided to take it in another direction by mocking her soon after.
Stopped to clean his sign. Nothing but respect for my president. pic.twitter.com/jXQuabOiTv— grean bean (@misandrism) July 3, 2017
Stopped to clean his sign. Nothing but respect for my president. pic.twitter.com/RZGviSthhm— Jon Wienke (@Jon_Wienke) July 2, 2017
Even Greenwald’s hashtag “RaisedRight” was used to ridicule her.
The trend took off a day prior to the Fourth of July and is now circulating on this patriotic day. Some are even gaining a Fourth of July theme.
Stopped to clean Steve Rogers' star. Nothing but respect for MY president.— Chris Evans' Beard (@EvansBeard) July 4, 2017
Happy 4th of July, everyone. pic.twitter.com/2dGXxQC5Ov
Greenwald didn’t get the response she wanted, but she may have just made “summer cleaning” a thing—which isn’t a bad way to celebrate this Independence Day.
Vanna Vasquez is a former intern at the Daily Dot whose work focused on viral news, politics, and YouTube. A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, she has also published bylines with BuzzFeed.