A California Democrat went after President Donald Trump on social media — and the president’s defenders kicked him to the curb for it.
After Rep. Eric Swalwell tweeted that he would rather face the cold, snowy New York weather to find coffee than grab a cup at Trump Tower, which appeared behind him in an attached photo, the congressman found himself the butt of more than a few jokes.
No-Work Work Day
Swalwell posted his tweet on Wednesday afternoon from New York, where he complained of having to walk through the snow to find “alternative” coffee. (Apparently, Trump Tower coffee isn’t good enough for the congressman.)
— Rep. Eric Swalwell (@RepSwalwell) February 20, 2019
But it didn’t take long for Swalwell’s ridiculous tweet to be scrutinized by fellow Twitter-goers.
Fox contributor Lisa Boothe responded:
Please. It’s New York, there are coffee shops everywhere. You just wanted to post about Trump and be dramatic. Sad!
— Lisa Boothe (@LisaMarieBoothe) February 20, 2019
Daily Caller editorial director Vince Coglianese took things a step further, providing the congressman with a map showing several coffee shops in the area:
Where will you possibly find coffee in New York City? pic.twitter.com/kcecq5dcSx
— Vince Coglianese (@TheDCVince) February 20, 2019
Perhaps Jason Howerton, a contributor to TheBlaze.com, said it best: “Being a member of Congress now means getting zero work done and constantly trying to turn yourself into a meme.”
Democrats v. Trump
Indeed, that is pretty much what our elected Democrat representatives seem to do these days. Every ounce of their energy is put into hammering the president on social media.
If they put half as much work into their governing as they did their social media, all of our problems would be solved.
Following suit, rather than doing his job earlier this week, Rep. Swalwell chose to tweet about his journey to land a cup of coffee from somewhere other than Trump Tower in a city that no doubt has thousands of coffee shops.
It is safe to say that at no time in our history has a president from one party been so disliked and disrespected by the other party.
What a shame.