Watch: The whole world is Wilbur Ross — who appeared to fall asleep during ultra-nationalist Trump speech at UN
U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross inadvertently—and without using words—spoke for millions upon millions of people around the world on Tuesday morning as he very clearly fell asleep during President Donald Trump's ultra-nationalist address to the United Nations General Assembly.
But was Ross actually sleeping? It certainly looks like it:
Is Wilbur Ross ... is he sleeping through Trump's #unga speech? https://t.co/rmzjtuFedB— Aaron Rupar (@Aaron Rupar)1569334575.0
The scene of Ross sleeping during the address quickly went viral on social media, not just because of the U.S. president's numerous false statements during the "low-energy" speech but because Ross has been known to fall asleep during public events as well as meetings.
@ExecutiveBuying @JakeSherman Wilbur Ross is all of us right now. Donald is putting everyone to sleep with this super low-energy speech.— Geoffrey Sorensen (@Geoffrey Sorensen)1569335959.0
Wilbur Ross later today: "The President's speech was riveting." https://t.co/nZPrdlWWto— Vote 'em all out (@Vote 'em all out)1569335624.0
During a Trump speech in Saudi Arabia in 2017, Wilbur also appeared to doze off: