A video of Senator Elizabeth Warren was shared on Twitter by Democratic strategist Adam Parkhomenko with the caption:
"The current president could not do this."
What activity did Parkhomenko think President Donald Trump incapable of?
Running. Jogging. Walking briskly. Watch it here to decide how to describe Senator Warren's entrance.
The current president could not do this. https://t.co/B74jrW99B4— Adam Parkhomenko (@Adam Parkhomenko)1565810088.0
Tea Party member and former New York Republican Representative Nan Hayworth was quick to jump to Trump's defense. But her comment left many wondering if the ophthalmologist and one term Congresswoman needed her eyes examined.
Hayworth—who was defeated twice by Democrat Sean Patrick Maloney for New York's 19th congressional district—posted:
"...bet he could, as he certainly appears to have the vigor and stamina of ten people."
First, bet he could, as he certainly appears to have the vigor and stamina of ten people. But much more importantly… https://t.co/RF05jsZVTn— Nan Hayworth, M.D. (@Nan Hayworth, M.D.)1565989612.0
Hayworth's claim about the President's vitality overshadowed the rest of her comment and opened a big can of worms. And people went all in.
People were reminded of the time the President took a golf cart instead of walking with other world leaders, skipped a walk in Paris to commemorate the 100th anniversary of WWI, took a motorcade across the street, the repeated controversies over his annual physical and allegations of Adderall abuse by a staff member from The Apprentice.
@NanHayworth @SenWarren The dude takes a golf cart to move 100 yards.— *you're (@*you're)1565993379.0
@NanHayworth @SenWarren Ohhh I just figured it out. Nan was with Trump just after he snorted several lines of Adde… https://t.co/2WUz3IsSWK— LiA (@LiA)1565992630.0
@NanHayworth @SenWarren Rofl. You must have gotten your certification from Rand Paul’s bogus group. Why do you feel… https://t.co/dQoJvWadWn— Voting for a true Democrat for 2020 *Primary* (@Voting for a true Democrat for 2020 *Primary*)1565992626.0
@NanHayworth @SenWarren This is not a man that has "vigor" and "stamina", you should know that, doc. https://t.co/XA2jx9QDoD— Stacey Hood (@Stacey Hood)1565990307.0
@NanHayworth @SenWarren He took a golf cart to a photo shoot 200 feet away— Maggie (@Maggie)1565990034.0
@NanHayworth @SenWarren lol Oh yeah this guy is just loaded with vigor and stamina https://t.co/VsgbEBhNzH— PeterDavies (@PeterDavies)1565991102.0
@NanHayworth @SenWarren First, not a chance he could. He’s never run a day in his life. But much more importantly..… https://t.co/pFwo7p4HBc— D.L. Nash (@D.L. Nash)1565993695.0
@NanHayworth @SenWarren “Vigor and stamina” https://t.co/rMEx6dOye8— SocialJusticeWorrier (@SocialJusticeWorrier)1565990216.0
@MadVickie @NanHayworth @SenWarren I don’t think Americans get how much this was ridiculed outside the states. I’ve… https://t.co/Ky753MQZbl— Ghostface Killah (@Ghostface Killah)1565993071.0
@NanHayworth @SenWarren Trump might have the girth of 10 people, but definitely not the vigor or stamina. The guy… https://t.co/J6i7jt7Vxa— Munchkin's Nana (@Munchkin's Nana)1565993263.0
@NanHayworth @SenWarren More like rigor and angina https://t.co/eCeB9g98Ca— SocialJusticeWorrier (@SocialJusticeWorrier)1565990968.0
@NanHayworth @SenWarren No, he has the Adderall of ten people, "doctor" - and policies that are literally torturing… https://t.co/gQxnS7smPB— Miss ThanksGivings 🍑🆘 (@Miss ThanksGivings 🍑🆘)1565990626.0
@NanHayworth @SenWarren I think you mean he appears to have girth and appetite of 10 people. https://t.co/AojK8KK1B6— Jonathan Mock., Esq🇪🇺 (@Jonathan Mock., Esq🇪🇺)1565992047.0
People questioned Hayworth's medical expertise based on her assessment.
@NanHayworth @SenWarren I'm glad you're not my doctor: you'd prescribe cough drops for a broken leg.— Casper Dean (@Casper Dean)1565990411.0
@NanHayworth @SenWarren Vigor and stamina of 10 people? LMAO...He hasn't ran like that since middle school if he ev… https://t.co/VdLUTg6Xom— MeganRenee652 (@MeganRenee652)1565993841.0
@NanHayworth @SenWarren Doctor, w/the greatest of respect, do u not remember all the times yr "vigor"ous "President… https://t.co/A0hmNOJih7— Наталья Паршина (@Наталья Паршина)1565995254.0
@NanHayworth @SenWarren Stamina of 10 men? More like the jelly belly of 10 men.— Bad Karma (@Bad Karma)1565993208.0
@BadKarm59255794 @NanHayworth @SenWarren Well Nan thinks that she is smarter than anyone else because she is a doctor.— #Save America🆘#resister🌊HonorHeatherHeyer#NoBernie (@#Save America🆘#resister🌊HonorHeatherHeyer#NoBernie)1565993532.0
@NoraBrup @BadKarm59255794 @NanHayworth @SenWarren Poor Nan is a delusional cult member who should have her license yanked.— Tabitha (@Tabitha)1565995818.0
@NanHayworth @SenWarren You mean he looks like he ate ten people?— Matthew C. Billips (@Matthew C. Billips)1565991767.0
@Matt_Billips @NanHayworth I think Hayworth must be putting in her application for surgeon general.— Nightmusic (@Nightmusic)1565992812.0
@NanHayworth @SenWarren "appears to have the vigor and stamina of ten people" Really?...and you're an M.D.? Don't t… https://t.co/Cxd0fDtZuG— Joanna Harrington (@Joanna Harrington)1565995120.0
@NanHayworth @SenWarren He’s so lazy and unfit he drives on the golf green. https://t.co/RDBF2VormT— Orange is the New Blech (@Orange is the New Blech)1565990068.0
@NanHayworth @SenWarren Vigor and stamina? He’s at least 60+lbs overweight. He’s a heart attack waiting to happen.— Devin Nunes’ First Grade Teacher 3 Times (@Devin Nunes’ First Grade Teacher 3 Times)1565991725.0
@NanHayworth @SenWarren If trump appears healthy to you, you should have your medical license revoked.— Tara (@Tara)1565992298.0
@NanHayworth @SenWarren He is obese and out of shape. Sad to see a doctor embarass herself and her profession tryin… https://t.co/1BuwyIhey5— PJLM (@PJLM)1565990865.0
@NanHayworth @SenWarren I realize there are underachievers in every field, but you sure did waste a lot of money on… https://t.co/rJXuEUL89y— Charlie Dillon (@Charlie Dillon)1565992777.0
While some people just could not believe Hayworth was serious.
@NanHayworth @SenWarren This has to be a parody account. You're saying that Donald has the "vigor and stamina of… https://t.co/cXCxmSJ40s— Annie Gray (@Annie Gray)1565994018.0
@snooze_cat @NanHayworth @SenWarren Nan is self parodying. Some of Trumps surrogates are either outrageously delude… https://t.co/epUJbPwvpV— Christopher H Holte (@Christopher H Holte)1565997349.0
While one respondent provided a few greatest hits from Hayworth's brief political career.
@BAllenPOTUS2020 @NanHayworth @SenWarren She's an opthalmologist who can't see beyond the end of her nose. High o… https://t.co/TSd4NDBhkc— The Carole Show (@The Carole Show)1565996467.0
As of yet, the President has not responded to Parkhomenko's post or Hayworth's accolades.
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