President Trump struck a shamefully self-congratulatory tone with his Memorial Day tweet acknowledging America's fallen heroes, leading Twitter users to lambaste the president for centering the solemn holiday around himself.
Trump tweeted that those who have died while serving “would be very happy and proud at how well our country is doing today.”
Twitter users, including several journalists, quickly criticized the president, saying Trump was making the holiday about himself.
Here is what some Twitter users had to say:
Even Dictionary.com entered the fray:
Aaron Rupar of ThingProgress noted that in America today, the line between parody and reality is increasingly difficult to ascertain: