Trump’s cancelled trip to London is being mercilessly mocked on Twitter right now
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Also, it was actually George W. Bush that decided to change the location of the US embassy, before Obama was even in power. So there’s that. Of course, people rose up in mutual hilarity - and it was beautiful to see. There were references to classic London music...
Reason I canceled my trip to London is that I am not a big fan of the Obama Administration having sold perhaps the best located and finest embassy in London for “peanuts,” only to build a new one in an off location for 1.2 billion dollars. Bad deal. Wanted me to cut ribbon-NO!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 12, 2018
#ICancelledMyTripToLondon because my advisers - great advisers, the best - sang me that London's burning, and they're fetching the engines, and there's fire fire. Probably because of their terror problem. UNSAFE.— Rachel Delahaye Lefever (@RachelDelahaye) January 12, 2018
#ICancelledMyTripToLondon because it turns out it was not, in fact, calling.— Charlie (@CharlieEdmunds) January 12, 2018
It had the wrong number.
#ICancelledMyTripToLondon because they build staircases out of apples and pears. Structurally unsound!!— Enough of That v2.018 (@AndyGilder) January 12, 2018
And to giants of British history...
#ICancelledMyTripToLondon Because London Bridge Is Falling Down. Those Brits have awful infrastructure. Such a shithole. We have the best. Really great infrastructure. Our bridges are the strongest. Like, very very strong.— Psychotherapian (@ian_argent) January 12, 2018
And iconic high street shops...
#ICancelledMyTripToLondon because Queen Victoria wouldn't see me. UNFAIR.— Joanne Harris (@Joannechocolat) January 12, 2018
Because I found out that Clinton has a card shop there.#ICancelledMyTripToLondon— Elric Cadwallader (@LifeOfElric) January 12, 2018
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And even to our home-grown chocolate treats...
#ICancelledMyTripToLondon because Hadrian hasn't finished building that wall. Shoddy.— Pauline Kam (@pauline_kam) January 12, 2018
— ste skillen (@stevenskillen) January 12, 2018And our board games!
— Tim Ireland (@bloggerheads) January 12, 2018Our age-old tradition of protest (and our favourite swear word) got a look-in:
— JP (@TheTudorEstate) January 12, 2018And so did our favourite literary bear:
— Ghosted G (@g_ghosted) January 12, 2018And our favourite Wimbeldon residents:
— Father Of Egon (@FatherOfEgon) January 12, 2018And lastly, because we love talking about it, our much-maligned by actually quite beloved transit system...
— [:mikefox] (@turbogeek421) January 12, 2018Never change, Twitter.