Some people use Twitter to share information, some to spread misinformation and some try to be clever. Their Twitter jokes and jabs either land or crash and burn.
His most recent post—attempting to mock the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates—fared as well as usual.
On Wednesday night during the 2nd round of Democratic debates, Trump Jr posted:
“Comedy Central should really be the host of the next round of these debates. #DemDebate”
Comedy Central should really be the host of the next round of these debates. #DemDebate
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) August 1, 2019
While plenty of others fired back…
Your dad boycotted the White House Correspondents Dinner because jokes hurt his tiny ego.
Maybe Comedy Central isn’t the best idea, Traitor Tot.
— The Hoarse Whisperer (@HoarseWisperer) August 1, 2019
Comedy Central has more real news than fox news does.
Your father is a criminal.
Your father is a racist rapist snake oil salesmen who bankrupted 6 companies and is now bankrupting America. There’s a reason your wife left you, your whole family is criminal
— Resist & Desist (@ResistandDesist) August 1, 2019
…Comedy Central—where people are clever professionally—didn’t let the opportunity pass by either.
The network’s official Twitter account responded:
“Nah, last time there was a joke at a debate it became president.”
Nah, last time there was a joke at a debate it became president. https://t.co/7glq9lfUwS
— Comedy Central (@ComedyCentral) August 1, 2019
Trump Jr mentioned an organization paid to be funny while trying to be witty. Why would you poke the bear?
Junior is the Tomi Lauren of Eric Trumps.
— ❤️💜💚💙45 es un Titere❤️💜💚💙 (@CTL552) August 1, 2019
People appreciated the moment.
— Ida Skibenes ❄️ (@ida_skibenes) August 1, 2019
Hello 9-1-1, I would like to report a murder.
— YS (@NYinLA2121) August 1, 2019
Now THAT is funny (and 1000% true) pic.twitter.com/0wScIG53rR
— Andrew Wortman (@AmoneyResists) August 1, 2019
I pray every night that God does the right thing and take these people in their sleep. Now.
— Dani O (@changestatusquo) August 1, 2019
— David Weissman (@davidmweissman) August 1, 2019
Please put this tweet in your performance review and ask for a raise.
— Laura M Williams (@williamslauram) August 1, 2019
I love you all. You’re part of my family now, dinner at 8. pic.twitter.com/TBwxbiM3OT
— Roxy (@roxydavis99) August 1, 2019
No response yet from Trump Jr, but maybe it’s best to let this one go by.