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This is how Donald Trump has previously tweeted about Thanksgiving

Imagine what his turkey pardon tweets will say…


Samantha Grasso

Internet Culture

As a politician, president-elect Donald Trump is best known for delivering an upset victory and cinching the presidency a mere two weeks ago. Prior to his win, his candidacy was arguably most defined by his… honest Twitter presence.

This Thanksgiving, the Daily Dot takes a deep dive into the gravy boat that is the president-elect’s Thanksgiving-related tweets pre-November 2016. 

Though Trump’s account was created in March 2009, his earliest “Thanksgiving” related tweets date back to 2012—just a month after Hurricane Sandy, the deadliest and most destructive hurricane of that year.

Don’t worry, America. Trump did his part to help New Yorkers on the outskirts of the city.

And of course, like any other day on Twitter, Trump sends his love to his enemies.

But little did we know just how much trouble was brewing…

In 2013, Trump seemed pretty thankful for his properties and clothing line.

Thanksgiving 2014 wasn’t much more different, with Trump promoting his exclusive Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade views and takeout options. 

Trump was also pretty excited about President Barack Obama becoming “the worst president in history”—though the tweet isn’t attached to anything substantial—and “Making America Great Again.” Who knew people would have really gotten together for America’s greatness, just two years later…

And then we have Thanksgiving 2015, several months after Trump began his campaign for president. What could be more American than a Thanksgiving present?

This year marks Trump’s first Thanksgiving video address. Again, he calls for the healing of divisions, and then quotes President Abraham Lincoln, and references the notorious “inner cities.”

Too bad Trump is too busy working this Thanksgiving to enjoy his view of this year’s parade. Haha, just kidding. He’s probably still enjoying that view from the Trump International Hotel & Tower.

May you and your loved ones be #blessed by Trump’s prayers this sacred turkey day.

The Daily Dot