As ISIS claimed responsibility for the London tube terror attack early Friday morning, Trump tweeted: "Loser terrorists must be dealt with in a much tougher manner. The internet is their main recruitment tool which we must cut off & use better!"
Trump's words resonated with screenwriter Jess Dweck, but not in the way you'd expect:
Of course, Dweck was taking aim at Trump for asserting that there was "blame on both sides" in the Charlottesville attack.
Twitter praised Dweck's observation:
After Charlottesville.. And after the ELECTION!!— LRod (@grammy3191025) September 15, 2017
Tweet of 2017, as far as I am concerned. Well done.— Brandon Montes (@msumontes) September 15, 2017
Some people made their own adjustments:
Trump's comment about cutting off the internet did not resonate with everybody:
(I mean obvi not the cutting off the internet part. He is truly a moron)— Jess Dweck (@TheDweck) September 15, 2017
Cut off internet? Censor internet so that white supremacist propaganda that targets minorities can have full sway?— John Creamer (@nochangefees) September 15, 2017
Better yet, let's just cut his off and tell him it was everyone's.— mcox18 (@mcox18) September 15, 2017
He knows he can't tweet if there's no internet right?— Terri Burns (@Terri_Burns1) September 15, 2017
Carefully read the tweet. Trump wants to control the internet!!— Deborah L Phillips (@dprnesq) September 15, 2017
Some couldn't get past Trump's vocabulary:
I dunno...calling terrorists "losers" is really not effective. 4th grade vocabulary.— Jakesaken (@Mainiacbrat) September 15, 2017
Still can't wrap my head around a POTUS that uses the word "loser".— Jim Vaughn (@JimVaughn_) September 15, 2017
'Loser terrorists'? It's sad how he can't even pretend to sound statesmanlike on the most serious issue of the day— Robzeeroo (@Robzeeroo) September 15, 2017
Trump remains obstinate over his stance on Charlottesville. After meeting with North Carolina Senator Tim Scott, Trump said:
We had a great talk yesterday. I think especially in light of the advent of antifa, if you look at what's going on there, you know, you have some pretty bad dudes on the other side also. And essentially that's what I said.