In an effort to tamper down the hubbub surrounding the explosive revelations in Michael Wolff’s explosive best-selling book, the Republican Party’s official Twitter account tried to pretend everything was all fine and dandy – and found a shady excuse to farm some email addresses and names to barrage with fundraising emails.
They sent out a tweet asking everyone to sign a birthday card for Eric Trump, the less prominent Trump scion and a top contender in the perpetually tied race for which Trump kid is “the dumb one.”
— GOP (@GOP) January 5, 2018
Of course, they should know by now that giving such an opportunity to the denizens of Twitter always backfires in a hilarious and spectacular way.
Here’s what people wanted to say to Eric Trump, the President’s large adult son, on his 34th birthday.
is this the year he finally gets a real job
— Kilgore Trout (@KT_So_It_Goes) January 5, 2018
— ketel one operator (@makeitsnowondem) January 5, 2018
In honor of your birthday, I've composed a little poem for you:
Roses are red,
though some too are pink.
I can't wait for the day
when your family's locked in the CLINK.
— soddruntlestuntle (@teddsorenson) January 5, 2018
— The Rude Pundit (@rudepundit) January 5, 2018
I signed the official Eric Trump birthday card. pic.twitter.com/66QcZrzv6v
— James Schamus (@JamesSchamus) January 5, 2018