Millions of Christians across America celebrated Easter on Sunday—attending church services, hunting eggs, feasting with family, and thanking their version of God.
In a way, Donald Trump also spent Easter worshipping at the altar of his God: himself.
The President took to Twitter to wish his followers a happy Easter, using the platform and occasion to gloat about the economy and his satisfaction with his own performance.
Happy Easter! I have never been happier or more content because your Country is doing so well, with an Economy that… https://t.co/mDTlFUFVpq— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump)1555844641.0
The message comes just days after a redacted version of the Mueller Report was released to lawmakers and the public, detailing the attempts of the President to hinder the Special Counsel investigation by asking others to lie.
The message wasn't received warmly.
@realDonaldTrump Only you would make the resurrection of Jesus about yourself. WWJD...amiright?— Dana Goldberg (@Dana Goldberg)1555846012.0
@realDonaldTrump This isn’t an Easter message. This is a message from a narcissist who isn’t capable of showing co… https://t.co/qECDO51KEK— Shelly Splainin’ (@Shelly Splainin’)1555845282.0
@realDonaldTrump So the Easter message from the most biblical, Christian President we've ever had is that the Economy is Risen.— Kris (@Kris)1555846035.0
@realDonaldTrump That is a super weird series of thoughts to throw out as if it was a rational Easter message.— Kara McKeen (@Kara McKeen)1555909860.0
Some saw it as cheapening a holiday that, for Christians, is spent reflecting on the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ.
Then again, Donald Trump often uses holidays to gloat or bully on Twitter. The sentiments usually backfire.
I hope everyone, even the Fake News Media, is having a great Christmas! Our Country is doing very well. We are secu… https://t.co/pAk8R4vTGF— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump)1545779924.0
People are proud to be saying Merry Christmas again. I am proud to have led the charge against the assault of our c… https://t.co/TDmO0lcYHA— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump)1514170579.0
HAPPY THANKSGIVING, your Country is starting to do really well. Jobs coming back, highest Stock Market EVER, Milita… https://t.co/JmdSe29W8E— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump)1511436512.0
HAPPY NEW YEAR TO EVERYONE, INCLUDING THE HATERS AND THE FAKE NEWS MEDIA! 2019 WILL BE A FANTASTIC YEAR FOR THOSE N… https://t.co/wmZjFspKkb— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump)1546348109.0
What a mess.