I didn’t watch dry-mouth sufferer Comrade Preznint Stupid give the State of the Uniom Address and kept myself otherwise busy. I noticed that our pal at Wonkette, Evan Hurst, followed suit and attended a flea market instead.
That said I did look at the Twitters later and rounded up a few notes.
It seems he clapped for himself.
Even Trump’s clapping is obnoxious
— Larry Wilmore (@larrywilmore) January 31, 2018
Trump clapping for himself is everything.
— Jon Ralston (@RalstonReports) January 31, 2018
A lot more.
the isolated sound of trump clapping is how i imagine the white house sounds most evenings, just the sound of his hands slapping together echoing down empty hallways over the low din of the tv
— jomny sun (@jonnysun) January 31, 2018
Comrade Stupid clapped so much that even Chris Cillizza had a hot take:
The “Trump clapping for himself” is super-underrated as a presidential move
— Chris Cillizza (@CillizzaCNN) January 31, 2018
Tim Kaine clapped back:
— Carol Hartsell (@carolrhartsell) January 31, 2018
So not all the noise was from Comrade Stupid, and not all of it was happy. To wit:
Trump out here getting booed lol pic.twitter.com/nJIjLV3vUY
— Jaymo (@_OfficialJaymo) January 31, 2018
Trump is booed when he refers to “chain migration” and starts talking about immigrants like they’re a virus pic.twitter.com/3gjqUg8jzP
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) January 31, 2018
— ABC News (@ABC) January 31, 2018
And then, of course there was this moment which actually might end up becoming evidence in the Obstruction of Justice brief sure to be filed:
— CSPAN (@cspan) January 31, 2018
I’m sure the “he,” who would be so angry, is Mr. Mueller.