The tone-deafness of the Trump administration reached a new low on Wednesday after Ivanka Trump, President Donald Trump's daughter and advisor, tweeted that she was "en route to The Hague!"
En route to The Hague! 🇺🇸🇳🇱 #GES2019— Ivanka Trump (@Ivanka Trump) 1559712853.0
The Dutch city is best known for housing the International Criminal Court, in which trials are held for war criminals, crimes against humanity, and genocide.
Considering the Trump family's coziness with murderous autocrats like Russia's Vladimir Putin & North Korea's Kim Jong Un, as well as the ongoing humanitarian abuses of immigrants in the United States, Twitter pounced without mercy.
@IvankaTrump Self awareness level = absolute zero.— Luke Russell (@Luke Russell) 1559724033.0
Now you’re talking https://t.co/h6I1eI7ctr— Molly Jong-Fast (@Molly Jong-Fast) 1559733129.0
Big gesture of Ivanka to turn herself in. https://t.co/ViUSmscyM2— shallow hal's moving castle (@shallow hal's moving castle) 1559733641.0
We did it! https://t.co/rx6ZKGyVBD— Guy Endore-Kaiser (@Guy Endore-Kaiser) 1559718487.0
So say we all https://t.co/w69rMcvRtx— Clara Jeffery (@Clara Jeffery) 1559719243.0
People understandably have questions, like if Ms. Trump will be joined by others who helped implement the "zero tolerance" border policy.
@IvankaTrump what are the charges— Lord VoldeTrump (@Lord VoldeTrump) 1559716010.0
@IvankaTrump Are you testifying for being complicit in crimes against humanity?— Sandi Bachom (@Sandi Bachom) 1559739734.0
This is probably not the response Ms. Trump anticipated.
@IvankaTrump A place where you actually belong, you fauxministic, fraudulent, sweatshop owning shanda spawn of the… https://t.co/dYK1fib1Z7— Lesley Abravanel🆘 (@Lesley Abravanel🆘) 1559735944.0
@IvankaTrump Good. I hope the trial is swift and justice is served with you and the family behind bars.… https://t.co/IJNQx0V6E4— OHL (@OHL) 1559717203.0
@IvankaTrump Hopefully they will arrest you since America has been unable to do so.— J-Dude (@J-Dude) 1559734723.0
@IvankaTrump I wouldn't expect you to be so cheerful about this, but you do you, princess.— Kim Wexler's Ponytail (@Kim Wexler's Ponytail) 1559735658.0
@IvankaTrump Ask for the Slobodon Milosevic suite— theBelgian (@theBelgian) 1559719370.0
Ms. Trump's stopover falls on the eve of the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the Allied invasion of Normandy in 1944 that turned the tide of World War II.
@IvankaTrump what a phenomenal way to commemorate D-Day— saeen (@saeen) 1559737991.0
Some people think the tweet may have been sent from the future.
Tweets from a future timeline https://t.co/7yDwoXckdP— John Maguire (@John Maguire) 1559723801.0
This is one of those 'there's a tweet for everything' future situations, right? 🤞 https://t.co/J4DOXQFhd2— Andrew Lawrence 🕷️ (@Andrew Lawrence 🕷️) 1559734800.0
Ha ha Hague.