At one hour and 22 minutes, President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday night was shorter than only Bill Clinton’s address in 2000 (one hour and 29 minutes). However, Trump didn’t exactly say anything new. The President hit all of his usual talking points—the so-called crisis at the southern border, the employment rate, tariffs—so after the 60 minute mark, things started to get tedious.
That’s when Joshua Trump—the sixth grader who went as First Lady Melania Trump’s guest after being bullied for his last name—did something most adults in the room likely wished they could do.
He passed out.
And Joshua Trump wins SOTU. pic.twitter.com/0LKHK6x00W
— Molly Jong-Fast (@MollyJongFast) February 6, 2019
JOSHUA TRUMP RULES pic.twitter.com/Opc88adMfB
— Josh Weinberg (@josh_weinberg) February 6, 2019
— Telegraph World News (@TelegraphWorld) February 6, 2019
No one blamed the kid for his unplanned nap. In fact, most people could relate.
I'd be asleep too
— GloriaSEA 🌎🌍🌏🌿 (@GloriaSeattleWA) February 6, 2019
I can't really blame him. I was close to doing the same.
— Lando Calridian (@miyridian) February 6, 2019
We're all Joshua
— Mary Anne O'Dwyer Korin☘ (@mairkor) February 6, 2019
That’s actually what I was doing during SOTU. I woke from a surprise nap for Stacy Abrams
— Ben Bagley (@btbagley5) February 6, 2019
Joshua Trump is all of us👍
— Sodamncoolsmom -ThisShitCantBeReal (@sodamncoolsmom) February 6, 2019
Lol! We were all Joshua Trump during the sotu
— FrozenSun (@frozensun11) February 6, 2019
Joshua Trump representing most of the country. #SOTU
— Ron Waxman (@RonWaxman) February 6, 2019
What’s more, many thought the President would appreciate it for one simple reason.