Twitter Reacts to Donald Trump VS. the Koch Brothers: ‘More like Cuck Brothers Amirite’
The internet has had time to percolate and digest Donald Trump‘s Twitter attack on the Koch brothers this morning, and the reactions are too numerous to count and too varied to summarize.
But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t see some of the best/worst reactions. So here they are!
Of course, there were the burns.
We all know why Trump is really attacking the Koch brothers.
Their current net worth is over $50 billion.
— Jay Caruso (@JayCaruso) July 31, 2018
Trump vs. the Koch Brothers: most unsympathetic showdown ever? American politics is turning into an all-heel wrestling act. https://t.co/oR8V4JvcPK
— Matt Taibbi (@mtaibbi) July 31, 2018
The Koch brothers "love my tax and regulation cuts" is a very useful admission, coming from an alleged economic populist and scourge of the financial elite. https://t.co/nx4XH2Qxu2
— Greg Sargent (@ThePlumLineGS) July 31, 2018
Fake Republican billionaire hates real Republican billionaires. https://t.co/Xi99xo0vc3
— Windsor Mann (@WindsorMann) July 31, 2018
Charles & David Koch have dedicated their lives to advancing freedom. They've also given billions to medical research, the arts, the environment, criminal justice reform, and poverty prevention. Billions.
Donald Trump has dedicated his life to advancing Donald Trump.
— Joe Walsh (@WalshFreedom) July 31, 2018
4) Pretty sure that a bunch, if not the majority of, Koch businesses are US-based, not foreign. But even if that weren't true, they're still right about tariffs and your silly farm-country bailout that would have been avoidable if you hadn't kicked off a trade war in 1st place.
— Liz Mair (@LizMair) July 31, 2018
Just as a reminder, Donnie, the Koch brothers net worth exceeds uours by an order of magnitude. They could buy and sell your broke ass with their pocket change. Now go look up "order of magnitude" and get outside and polish David's Land Rover, Biff. https://t.co/1R9wZim7uc
— Rick Wilson (@TheRickWilson) July 31, 2018
I fondly remember the days Republicans blasted Harry Reid for publicly attacking two private citizens, Edward and Charles Koch. But as cults of personality dictate, they are now fair game for attacking.
— Joe Cunningham (@JoePCunningham) July 31, 2018
And the humor.
I think Powerful Trade is when you buy a folding chair from Walmart and then smash it over the cashier's head. https://t.co/apMQXFFkx7
— Scott Lincicome (@scottlincicome) July 31, 2018
Here's more white on white rich man violence. When will the horror end?! https://t.co/fXgDYfN8W4
— (((DeanObeidallah))) (@DeanObeidallah) July 31, 2018
I hope the koch brothers buy fox news & replace the entire lineup with joe and mika
— Kilgore Trout (@KT_So_It_Goes) July 31, 2018
The “makes you think”-ers.
This morning alone, Trump has come out against the NRA, and showed the beginning stages of Koch Derangement Syndrome.
He's basically that one progressive friend you don't talk to anymore.
— Johnny Internet (@brodigan) July 31, 2018
"OK, Mr. President, you've turned against major-league football, Harley Davidson, and the families of war veterans. Who's next?"
"But Mr. President, they're on —"
"GET MY PHONE" https://t.co/8vdpYDk6vU
— Paul Wells (@InklessPW) July 31, 2018
— David Gorski, MD, PhD (@gorskon) July 31, 2018
Trump is the Dems dream organizer: Picks a fight with Koch, does parody of tax cuts for the rich, threatens a shutdown. Next thing he'll be snatching kids from parents and defending betrayal of country. Oh. Wait.
— Jennifer Rubin (@JRubinBlogger) July 31, 2018
— Josh Gerstein (@joshgerstein) July 31, 2018
— Chuck Schumer (@SenSchumer) July 31, 2018
Three takeaways from this:
1. Message to all big money donors . . . Stop supporting us & we will try to destroy you!
2. The last part of his tweet was an arrogant admission that the tax cuts were indeed for the ultra wealthy!
— Proud Navy Veteran ?️? (@naretevduorp) July 31, 2018
*grumpy old socialist yells at greedy capitalists* https://t.co/RnERo5DMAs
— Jordan Thomas (@WyoFire) July 31, 2018
— Sam Nunberg (@NunbergSam) July 31, 2018
Kock brothers, more like cuck brothers amirite! ☺️?
— Red Notabot Pillington ???❌ (@1234flyingninja) July 31, 2018
— Sam Nunberg (@NunbergSam) July 31, 2018
90% of the record money being raised by the RNC comes from small individual donors. The Koch Brothers are close to becoming politically irrelevant. https://t.co/fCrCATrCCQ
— Bill Mitchell (@mitchellvii) July 31, 2018
Today’s interesting fact:
First time Trump has used "globalist" in a tweet. https://t.co/6JJoryqSYd
— Yashar Ali ? (@yashar) July 31, 2018
The official response.
Response: “We support policies that help all people improve their lives. We look forward to working with anyone to do so.” – James Davis, Spokesman for the Koch Network https://t.co/HyrypqR7qs
— Blake Burman (@BlakeBurman) July 31, 2018
The BEST response.
Since January, Trump has pushed for tariffs and trade wars, is talking $12 billion in new aid to farmers, signed a $1.3 trillion omnibus, and the annual deficit’s approaching $1 trillion. And we’re surprised the Koch network isn’t staying on board?https://t.co/p5oLnaMC6W
— Jim Geraghty (@jimgeraghty) July 31, 2018
And the “well of course”…
— Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) July 31, 2018
And the tweets keep on coming.
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