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Trump adviser Stephen Miller roasted on Twitter after heated press briefing

How is he only 31?


Jay Hathaway

Internet Culture

Posted on Aug 2, 2017   Updated on May 22, 2021, 9:51 pm CDT

With Anthony “The Mooch” Scaramucci out as White House communications director, the job of explaining President Donald Trump‘s new immigration proposal—focused on an English-speaking requirement—fell to Stephen Miller. Miller, the 31-year-old protégé of alt-right Trump adviser Steve Bannon, gets viciously roasted for his looks and ideas whenever he appears, and Wednesday was no exception.

Miller, whose explanation of the new policy largely consisted of interrupting CNN’s Jim Acosta, was the target of many viciously funny Twitter owns. Many of them used his own face as the punchline.

And some didn’t even need a photo to paint a vivid picture of Miller:

Many simply can’t believe that Miller, with his aging hairline and ideas, is a scant 31 years of age. They can’t believe it!

The easy Portrait of Dorian Grey joke was there, and people went for it.

This one isn’t a joke, it’s what he actually said about the famous “give me your tired, your poor…” poem on the Statue of Liberty:

In all, not the best-reviewed performance by a White House spokesperson. And that’s really saying something, considering how many of them have been fired in the past month.

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*First Published: Aug 2, 2017, 5:10 pm CDT