‘Drink As Much as You Can’: Twitter Survives Trump’s 80 Minute State of the Union


All eyes were on President Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech — which touched on topics from immigration to the economy and national security — and captivated Twitter on Tuesday night.

And that’s not hyperbole — Trump’s speech was actually the must tweeted SOTU ever, I assume because President Obama was just not as meme-worthy.

The speech, which to the dismay of the usual bomb-throwers was light on Trumpian surprises and heavy on conventional rhetoric, lasted a lengthy hour and twenty minutes. And the marathon was not lost on cranky internet commentators.

Some made up drinking games, others mocked policy points, and Bill O’Reilly got a little weird. Check out some reactions below.

The now-unemployed O’Reilly live tweeted throughout the speech, mainly to make weird observations about the people in attendance:

And to conclude…

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