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Trump’s ‘SEE YOU IN COURT’ is the great new Twitter threat

The president tried to intimidate, but everyone just laughed.


David Covucci

Internet Culture

Posted on Feb 10, 2017   Updated on May 25, 2021, 12:44 am CDT

When the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals issued its decision on Donald Trump‘s immigration ban, all eyes were glued to one Twitter account: @dril.

Just kidding. Everyone was waiting to see what torrent the president would unleash, and he did not disappoint, issuing only the second all-caps utterance of his presidency.

But as happens with most of the president’s actions, what was meant to be a stern admonishment delivered to nation with gravitas quickly became the butt of thousands of internet jokes.

For starters, the owns were savage. 

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But the riffs were great, too. 

Those were all well and good, but as is always the case, we probably should have just looked to @dril

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*First Published: Feb 10, 2017, 9:35 am CST