Over the last 138 years, the annual White House #Easter Egg Roll has been a tradition that brings the community and #The First Family together. After Donald Trump and #Melania Trump botched the initial roll-out, social media users were quick to troll the couple during the event.
Easter Egg blunder
Ever since the mid 1870s, the Easter Egg Roll at the White House been something that thousands take part in and look forward to each year.
In recent years, the event has come to include celebrity performances, increased fun activities for children, and allows the president, first lady, and the rest of their family the ability to socialize with the American people. However, the 2017 incarnation of the event took a different turn. The first lady is typically responsible for putting the roll together, though Melania Trump and the administration were late in getting the event scheduled, which resulted in about half as many participants taking part in the festivities. Melania and Donald Trump were mocked over their inability to even handle the event, which only further highlights the struggle the administration has gone through in their first three months in the power. As seen across Twitter on April 17, social media users didn't hold back their thoughts.
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In response to the news that Donald Trump and his family were rolling out the Easter Egg Roll at the White House, it didn't come without criticism. "Lets play 'Find the Minorities' at the Easter Egg Roll!" one Twitter user wrote. "They never look like a happy family. Always miserable," one tweet pointed out in reference to the image of Melania Trump and 10-year-old Barron Trump appearing along side their father. "Threaten North Korea all you want, Donald. We won't be distracted from the utter failure of the White House Easter Egg Roll," actor George Takei noted.
Threaten North Korea all you want, Donald. We won't be distracted from the utter failure of the White House Easter Egg Roll.— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) April 15, 2017
@FoxNews Must be the greatest crowd ever! He is so full of shit...did not even want to be there. Why would we believe anything he ever says.— Gary (@gthom18_gtr) April 17, 2017
@FoxNews Why was I expecting him to say "This is the 139th Hunger Games!" I think his policy on taking away Meals on Wheels is in my subconscious.— Rosaline (@NotYourDarling2) April 17, 2017
"Is he searching for eggs in a suit?! This man only dresses down when golfing?! He can't relate to the common individual," another social media user wrote in reference to how Donald Trump was dressed at the event. "Very creepy, the rabbit was odd too," another message added. "Must be the greatest crowd ever! He is so full of sh*t...did not even want to be there. Why would we believe anything he ever says," another Twitter user wrote.
@FoxNews Lets play"Find the Minorities" at the Easter Egg Roll!— ❄Gina❄ (@Gina660) April 17, 2017
With the blunder of the White House Easter Egg Roll now behind him, President Donald Trump can now focus on the issues at hand. While he continues to butt heads with his fellow Republicans over topics like health care, the former host of "The Apprentice" is also dealing with increased in-fighting in his own administration, as well as the growing tensions between the United States and rival nations like Syria, Russia, and North Korea.