‘Immigrants, They Get the Job Done’: Twitter Mocks Trump’s Pledge of Allegiance Lapse


If you’ve spent even a second on Twitter today, you’ve seen this moment from today’s White House Easter Egg Roll:

Everyone is posting that clip of what sure looks like First Lady Melania Trump nudging husband Donald Trump to remind him that our hands go over our hearts during the National Anthem.

It didn’t take long for people to point out that she is an immigrant and the President himself grew up here in the States.

The overall feeling was one of disappointment and embarrassment.

Some noted that when public figures — though, of course, not the president — did this in the past, they were skewered for it, like Olympian Gabby Douglas was

…while others wondered what would have happened to Barack Obama if he’d done this.

We’ll never know.

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