In his latest desperate attempt to justify building a wall on the Southern border, President Donald Trump took to Twitter and suggested that since former President Barack Obama has a wall around his rental house in Washington, D.C., that proves that walls are a good idea:
President and Mrs. Obama built/has a ten foot Wall around their D.C. mansion/compound. I agree, totally necessary for their safety and security. The U.S. needs the same thing, slightly larger version!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 30, 2018
See how much fun it is having a man with the emotional development of a two-year-old as head of state?
Newsweek reports that it’s unclear where Trump got the notion there’s a 10-foot wall around the Obama home:
“In 2017, TMZ reported that the Obamas were building a wall around their D.C. rental property for additional security. Early construction photos showed the red-brick barrier under construction, although it was unclear how tall the completed version was.”
Here’s a photo of the Obama residence after the “wall” was installed by the Secret Service. Does it look to be as tall as Trump alleges?
Trump’s preposterous comparison of a border wall to fencing for Obama was met with ridicule. Let the internet mocking begin:
The government has a room with 6 foot by 10 walls AND steel slats (some people call them bars). It’s more welcoming than your border wall because it comes with fresh drinking water. It’s part of the Mueller retirement plan. The entire Trump crime family qualifies for benefits!
— Thomas Reich (@gollum1419_g) December 31, 2018
Said the man who “grew” bone spurs to guarantee his own safety…
— JacRudd (@jacquirudd) December 31, 2018
This is the TEN foot wall you mentioned?
— Cecelia TU (@CeceliaTU1) December 31, 2018
For the safety of the US and indeed everyone else in the world can a small (yet quite tall) wall be built just around you. We can leave a small gap for passing food through but no WiFi I’m afraid!
— RobM (@micallrob) December 31, 2018
— bryan nicol (@bryannicol3) December 31, 2018
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