Trump’s letter to Turkey’s president is almost beyond parody, but not beyond memes
When Donald Trump”leaked” his Oct. 9 letter to Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Wednesdayhe definitely thought it made him look tough. What occurred is that it was ridiculous that thought it was real at first.
Between the fifth-grade vocabulary, the overuse of exclamation marks, and the kind of normally belligerent but unsuccessful attempts at being intimidating you get when you cheap out in your hired goons, it was understandably hard to think this was Sharpie-scrawled about the true Resolute Desk, let alone allowed out of the building to be sent to another world leader with whom the US is now embroiled in a serious military and diplomatic catastrophe. Read more. . .More about Memes, Internet Culture, and Trump, Erdogan, Culture