‘You’: Trump lawyer Giuliani triggers online funfest over three-letter tweet
It was most likely a mistake by Giuliani or his staff, but there was no chance it would’ve gone unpunished by the twitterati, amid the heat surrounding the attorney who is helping Trump fend off the Russian collusion claims.
You— Rudy Giuliani (@RudyGiuliani) 29 июля 2018 г.
Nobody cared to delete the strange tweet, and so it was destined to instantly become a meme, getting more than 11,000 replies and over 3,400 retweets in just a matter of hours.
Many of the commentators raced to recall popular songs, which, they thought, could’ve been on Giuliani’s mind when he sent off the message:
better shape up, 'cause I need a man pic.twitter.com/dSHAYHYevr— 𝕷𝖆𝖗𝖆 (@theboringlara) 29 июля 2018 г.
..used to call me on my cell phone pic.twitter.com/uu8w93fQXd— Scott Murray (@Sc0ttMurray) 29 июля 2018 г.
The others turned to famous movie quotes:
CANT HANDLE THE TRUTH!!!— Tony Posnanski (@tonyposnanski) 29 июля 2018 г.
Many also took advantage of the opportunity to grill Giuliani over his lawyer activities and questioned his credibility:
Are as good at lawyering as you are a Twitter.— Molly Jong-Fast (@MollyJongFast) 29 июля 2018 г.
In which Rudy makes a public statement without making things worsehttps://t.co/GN41iXYyby— WouldOrWouldn'tHat (@Popehat) 29 июля 2018 г.
His twitter skills match his declining legal skills. https://t.co/3vszSF7BsA— Eric Schmeltzer (@JustSchmeltzer) 29 июля 2018 г.
Meanwhile, some jokes were fired not at Giuliani but at his client, President Trump:
Ah yes, the covfefe defense. https://t.co/gvOgoEolre— Resign in Disgrace! (@UsAgainstTrump) 29 июля 2018 г.
There were also those who tried to come up with something as illogical and ridiculous as the original tweet, and probably succeeded:
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