Everyone knows that Donald Trump is a big fan of Twitter.
The commander-in-chief’s usage of the platform already seemed like it was dialled up to maximum intensity.
Because the president has apparently just discovered emoji.
On Wednesday, Trump pumped out a tweet with two new additions – expressive little yellow faces.
They really added a certain je ne sais quoi to his message about how “lucky” America was to have him as president.
“The Dow Jones Industrial just closed above 29,000!” he wrote. “You are so lucky to have me as your President [winking emoji]. With Joe Hiden’ [sic] it would crash [shocked emoji]”
Safe to say people aren’t exactly enthused by the thought of the president discovering an entirely new way to express himself.
Guys, he found the emoji keyboard https://t.co/uyVO8fl86v— Emily Zanotti (@Emily Zanotti) 1599088051
The tone many took was one of weary prediction.
Can’t wait until the president tweets the eggplant emoji https://t.co/vfpzginTQK— Amber Athey (@Amber Athey) 1599078180
Others just said it straight.
There were some who erred on the optimistic side.
Holy shit he's using emojis now. We may have a new rift in our timeline. Will it be better or worse? https://t.co/qQc8dXuLCk— Rosé_DayDream💖🍷 (@Rosé_DayDream💖🍷) 1599079233
And others who went full doomsday.
However, some were too busy to even note the brand new emoji usage.
Millions unemployed. Nearly 200,000 victims of the pandemic. And he's touting Wall Street as if it reflects Main St… https://t.co/73bdJfsEaN— Jim Heath (@Jim Heath) 1599079720
Once Trump hits me-mojis, there will be no worlds left to conquer.