Consider this Exhibit Billion in the ongoing argument that the Trump kids should stop posting pictures of themselves online: The New York Times’ Style section ran a profile of Trump Organization trustee Donald Trump Jr. today, discussing his relationship with his family and his life in the presidential spotlight. By all accounts, it’s a pretty interesting look at Trump’s oldest son, but nobody cares about that right now, because it had the ill-fortune to run alongside this picture of its subject, engaging in some good old fashioned backwoods stump contemplation:
Much like when the Trump campaign tried to energize millennial voters with a poster that created the impression that the president’s three oldest children were about to drain them of their blood, it did not take the internet very long to start having fun with Trump’s “Patrick Bateman stopped at L.L. Bean” vibe. The barbs ranged from Trump’s aspirational chin lift, to the “aren’t we all casual woodsmen” setting, to the more scatological, but nobody had much that was very nice to say:
Still, sometimes the simplest jokes say it best:
On the plus side, Donald Jr. has suggested that he’s at least slightly better than his father when it comes to taking a joke.