To cleanse the palate on a slow news day, the funniest Trump moment since he gave out Lindsey Graham’s cell-phone number at a campaign rally. Or since he fired Mike Flynn. Either one.
A kid asks Trump to sign his hat at the White House Easter Egg Roll. The president signs … and then tosses the hat into the crowd. pic.twitter.com/7ExdhpO97H
— POLITICO (@politico) April 17, 2017
President Biff signs hat for kid
"Oh this is your hat?" Throws hat on roof "Go get it"
— Stephen Miller (@redsteeze) April 17, 2017
I think he did it absent-mindedly, although I’ve never seen a celebrity even absent-mindedly autograph a piece of merchandise a fan has handed to him and then just toss it into the crowd. Did he used to do that with “Apprentice” stuff or was this something new in the spirit of the day? If you’re going to have kids fighting over Easter eggs, I guess they might as well be fighting over signed hats too.
This kid learned a hard lesson today about being a beta male.
Update: Most of the jokes I’ve seen today about the six-foot-tall Easter Bunny beside Trump mention Chris Christie, but this one’s pretty good too:
Sometimes Breaking News comes at exactly the perfect moment: pic.twitter.com/0SNczBHCzU
— Melissa Jo Peltier (@MelissaJPeltier) April 17, 2017
Update: Melania is an asset to the administration.
— CNN (@CNN) April 17, 2017
Update: Another angle has emerged — and it wasn’t a psych-out at all!
— Micah Grimes (@MicahGrimes) April 17, 2017