Internet Ruthlessly Mocks Trump for Warning that Democrats Will 'Obliterate Obamacare'
At one of his final pre-midterm rallies in Missouri, President Donald Trump made an utterly bizarre claim: Democrats are coming for your ... Obamacare.
"One of their very first projects will be a socialist takeover of American health care, you know what's happening, and your taxes are going to triple, maybe quadruple," he said. "You're not going to be happy, I know you well. The Democrat plan would obliterate Obamacare, it will also — which is good, but will leave the bad parts behind."
Here we are, Folks. Trump: "The Democrat plan would obliterate Obamacare." pic.twitter.com/tgWSjIoZxf— Josh Marshall (@joshtpm) November 6, 2018
Even Trump seemed to realize halfway into that rant the absurdity of claiming Democrats will "obliterate Obamacare" — the party's landmark accomplishment that he and Republicans have spent years sabotaging and trying to repeal.
And in no time, social media exploded with mockery and disbelief at the president:
Trump getting confused: "The Democrat plan would obliterate Obamacare (he meant to say Medicare). It will also, whi… https://t.co/Yrcxp94F9p— Daniel Dale (@Daniel Dale)1541478228.0
@joshtpm Nothing makes sense, up is down and down is up— A.J. Delgado (@A.J. Delgado)1541518115.0
Yesterday Trump warned that "the Democrat plan would obliterate Obamacare," and I am 😂😂😂 thinking about all the con… https://t.co/7qNNHHUAxF— Brian Beutler (@Brian Beutler)1541513494.0
“The Democrat plan would obliterate Obamacare.” -2 years later after his election, Trump’s closing argument as he… https://t.co/IZHObCRGaS— Andy Slavitt @ 🏡 (@Andy Slavitt @ 🏡)1541514097.0
He definitely said the words “the democrat plan will obliterate Obamacare”. Making any sense of the rest of this wo… https://t.co/1A61xWKL4B— Tonia Ries (@Tonia Ries)1541518348.0