President Trump is the first president to make daily headlines for his Twitter habits. A lot of people have mixed reactions to this approach, but I love it. It shows us Donald Trump really is one of us. He tweets with candor, humor and gets important information straight to the people, every single day. I think it is revolutionary that our President talks directly to us about so many topics. It’s refreshing not to only hear from the president from a stuffy press conference. Plus, his tweets are often good for a well needed belly laugh.
Trump has been tweeting since 2009. While President Trump has about 44.8 million followers, he only follows 45 others. The lucky few are mostly family, administration and Fox News related. Then, of course, there are Diamond and Silk, the dynamic duo of hysterical women who create youtube videos supporting the president.
The press loves to jump on President Trump’s tweets and make headlines out of them, which also helps promote them. So thank you MSM for helping the following become Trump’s top 5 tweets (meaning the most “likes”) of 2017!
Number 5: The fifth most liked tweet was posted on January 20, the day of President Trump’s inauguration. The tweet says simply, “THANK YOU for another wonderful evening in Washington D.C. TOGETHER, we will MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN.” A video clip of President Trump and First Lady, Melania, accompanied the tweet. Nothing to controversial about that. The fact that it made the top 5 liked tweets shows the excitement of the people for our new leadership.
Number 4: The fourth most popular tweet was made on the morning of October 4, after the terrible massacre in Las Vegas at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival. Trump tweeted a somber “My warmest condolences and sympathies to the victims and families of the terrible Las Vegas shooting. God bless you!” While other politicians were already tweeting about gun control, I like that President Trump kept the focus where it needed to be, on the victims and families.
Number 3: On January 22, Trump tweeted, “Peaceful protests are a hallmark of our democracy. Even if I don’t always agree, I recognize the rights of the people to express their views.” This, of course, was in response to all of the protests sweeping the nation to protest Trump’s election. I like that Trump took the high road in this tweet, especially since it was made right after his inauguration. The protests certainly weren’t taking the high road. Who can forget the vulgar “pu**y hats” and hate filled rants filling the streets of major cities?
Number 2: This one was both controversial and hysterical. It also was the most retweeted on this list. On July 2, Trump simply tweeted “
#FraudNewsCNN #FNN” with a video that made liberals go crazy. Some claimed Trump was promoting violence by retweeting this video:
To me, this video simply shows us that we have a president with a great sense of humor. 2017 sure has exposed the uber-sensitive media for what they are, a bunch of crybabies.
Number 1: Who can forget this doozy that the President tweeted on November 11? This side splitting tweet about North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un got quite the reaction, with 617,753 “likes.” It said “Why would Kim Jong-un insult me by calling me “old,” when I would NEVER call him “short and fat?” Oh well, I try so hard to be his friend – and maybe someday that will happen!” Of course the media went crazy over this one. Was Trump trying to start a war? No, Trump was simply simply putting Kim Jong-un in his place. In response, Kim Jong-un sentenced Trump to death. Geez, take a joke, bro.
Trump’s Twitter habits mostly include original tweets, but about 11% of the time he retweets someone else. In turn, he has been retweeted around 45 million times since this past year. About 77% of his tweets are done via iphone.
So there we have it, President Trump’s top 5 tweets of the year. Some people may call his tweets unpresidential. Hillary Clinton recently bragged that Bill didn’t waste his time tweeting while he was president. Of course, Twitter has only been around since 2006, and Bill left office in 2001. But hey, technically she’s right.
I wholeheartedly look forward next year’s Twitter feed and all it has to offer. #MAGA
Source: Socialbearing.com; Washington Examiner
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