Donald Trump's2016 presidential campaign is nothing if not almost primed for moments that grab the collective Internet's attention—sometimes in funny ways (thegenetics of his famous hair,for example),sometimes in appalling ways (remember his"Second amendment,people"suggestion?).But the latest bit to come out of his race for the White House is striking the Internet as just plain odd—and seriously out of touch.
On behalf of his father's campaign,Donald Trump Jr.shared a meme-style photo on Twitter of himself and siblings Ivanka and Eric.The post attempts to paint the 2016 election as not a matter of party affiliation,but rather as a battle between a Washington "insider" and "outsider." The meme-style photo—which is apparently how millennials communicate—also seeks to gain the support of younger voters with the hashtags #MillennialsForTrump and #StudentsForTrump.
Here it is:
Twitter immediately had a field day with the post.Users took issue with several aspects of it,from the merits of Donald Trump as an "outsider" to the Trump siblings' super-stern faces.Celebrities jumped in with their two cents too:Chrissy Teigen,Judd Apatow,andSeth Meyersall had a little something to say.
Other tweeters,including Meyers,drew comparisons to movies such asChildren of the Corn,The Purge,andAmerican Psycho.
And then,well,there's this—although we'd say for the junior Trump men that it's more an homage totheir father's signature line of menswear: