President Donald Trump’s tweet about “World War Six” on Wednesday morning immediately sent people on social media into a meltdown.
Trump tweeted “we would be in World War Six by now” if he had listened to his former national security adviser John Bolton, who reportedly makes the Democrats’ case for his impeachment in his forthcoming book “The Room Where It Happened.”
For a guy who couldn’t get approved for the Ambassador to the U.N. years ago, couldn’t get approved for anything since, “begged” me for a non Senate approved job, which I gave him despite many saying “Don’t do it, sir,” takes the job, mistakenly says “Libyan Model” on T.V., and..— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 29, 2020
....many more mistakes of judgement, gets fired because frankly, if I listened to him, we would be in World War Six by now, and goes out and IMMEDIATELY writes a nasty & untrue book. All Classified National Security. Who would do this?— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 29, 2020
Critics reminded Trump that he hired Bolton in the first place and suggested his posts showed he feared his former aide being called to testify against him in his Senate impeachment trial.
Responded one: “So, you would have had us fighting in FOUR more world wars before you figured out what the problem was?? For such a great leader, you sure do pick some winners!”
“I woke up to World War Six trending. How long was I asleep?” another fired back as the term went viral.
Check out a sample of the replies below:
I saw that “World War Six” was trending and I honestly thought a new Call of Duty video game got released.— The USA Singers (@TheUSASingers) January 29, 2020
It’s just Trump and his tertiary syphilis vomiting psychotic paranoid maniacal delusional incriminating batshit lunacy all over Twitter again.
Remember Republicans this is your president, who’s blaming someone else for World War Six when he’s probably going to be the cause of World War Three pic.twitter.com/1MLeBUsEgH— David Leavitt (@David_Leavitt) January 29, 2020
You made a highly unqualified guy a National Security Advisor?!? You see how that makes you a complete and total moron, yes?— Jeremy Newberger (@jeremynewberger) January 29, 2020
There was no lower position you could graciously fit this guy in, against your best wise and unquestioned judgement? Mar-a-Lago bellhop? Stephen Miller’s armband dry cleaner? Mike Pompeo’s milkshake stirrer? You instead made him NSA?— Jeremy Newberger (@jeremynewberger) January 29, 2020
FWIW, World War Six is between the US and NPR.— Jeremy Newberger (@jeremynewberger) January 29, 2020
World War One— The Volatile Mermaid (@OhNoSheTwitnt) January 29, 2020
World War Two
World War 2 Fast 2 Furious
World War Tokyo Drift
The World and the Warrious
World War Six
Shit, are we up to World War Six already?— Jenpocalypse17 (@Jenpocalypse17) January 29, 2020
I was still gearing up for the Second Civil War.
"World War Six"??!?!?— Bot Detector Alpha (@alpha_detector) January 29, 2020
So, you would have had us fighting in FOUR more world wars before you figured out what the problem was??
For such a great leader, you sure do pick some winners! pic.twitter.com/iH2JBF5XSn
When something as stupid as World War Six is trending, 99 percent of the time it’s because of something idiotic that Trump said.— David Weissman (@davidmweissman) January 29, 2020
Sees World War Six trending— Tim Pool (@Timcast) January 29, 2020
Me: "please don't be defending John Bolton, please don't be defending John Bolton, oh god they're defending John Bolton"
This crazy rant shows how scared Donald Trump is of John Bolton testifying at the Senate impeachment trial— Edward Hardy (@EdwardTHardy) January 29, 2020
You planned to skip past WW 3-5?— D Villella ❄️ (@dvillella) January 29, 2020
Remember when you wanted to invite the Taliban to Camp David and he stopped you? https://t.co/LhL0dDI5t3
I have to admit that I did not have "World War Six" on my Donald Trump Batshittery Bingo card— Jeff Tiedrich (@itsJeffTiedrich) January 29, 2020
Everyone: 2020 gonna be our year— Aliza Noria (@AlizaNoria) January 29, 2020
*WW3 memes happen*
Everyone: That was just a hiccup. Now 2020 is gonna be our ye--
Trending: World War Six pic.twitter.com/yEhW2KQ6YV
I woke up to World War Six trending.— Badwolfgirl (@IAmTheBadWolf57) January 29, 2020
How long was I asleep?! pic.twitter.com/q1iUthI0cF
When World War Six is trending and you can’t remember World Wars 3 thru 5— Scott Williams (@jswilliams1962) January 29, 2020
World War 6 pic.twitter.com/GFr1Fa7d1Q
Trump makes himself look like more of a fuckup because— Dan Winter (@Winter4America) January 29, 2020
1) He hired the guy with all these blemishes on his record
2) He kept him on in spite of the mistakes
3) He just admitted he'll give away an important post just because someone begs the right way.
World War Six indeed. https://t.co/DGioRaAK0l
World War Six? Hmm. You aren't very good at math are you? Your #TurdReich travesty is a tragicomedy of errors, idiocy and incompetence. What a cretinous, criminal cockwaffle you are, an embarrassment not of riches, but of poorly educated peons proselytizing your propaganda. Sad!— Lesley Abravanel🆘 (@lesleyabravanel) January 29, 2020
If John Bolton was as bad a choice for National Security Adviser as Trump tweeted this morning--someone who could have gotten us into World War Six--then Trump should resign immediately. He didn't just put our national security at risk in Ukraine. He's doing it every single day.— The Daily Edge (@TheDailyEdge) January 29, 2020
The Trump Model:— NeuroPsychoPhD (@SethN12) January 29, 2020
1) Inserts lying “tell” by calling himself “sir”
2) Twitter trashes his latest public critic
3) “World War Six” - childlike, immature logic and reasoning
4) “Begging” invective meant to subordinate someone who, in reality, has far more merit pic.twitter.com/1UxlslxqVc
World War Six has the same energy as this 😂 pic.twitter.com/SdoehooTQ5— Kyol 🧢 (@LordJedburgh) January 29, 2020
I must have slept through WW3 and WW4 and somehow through WW5 too because I'm seeing talks about World War Six???— Never need a bitch, I’m what a bitch needs (@Quotemeorelse) January 29, 2020
A good nights sleep can do that am I right? pic.twitter.com/mDNnVk5VT3
WWI— Doors In The Labyrinth (@joshloughrey) January 29, 2020
WWII - Champion Edition
WWII - Hyper Fighting
Super WWII Turbo
WW Alpha 2
I can help. I'm Adjunct Professor at Trump Univ MNT Dept of Mathematics & Numberry Things. Species Trumpus-Corruptus doesn't know numbers. Math Professor Emeritus Rick Perry was able to teach Trump a universal number 'Oops'. Any number larger than 2 is Oops. Hence World War Six— Tomi T Ahonen (@tomiahonen) January 29, 2020
Trump complains about....the guy he hired almost starting world war six? pic.twitter.com/kUI2j37BO9— Emily R (@ERahmanPhoto) January 29, 2020
He said World War Six.— mike freeman (@mikefreemanNFL) January 29, 2020
Is that like World War Z?
“World War Six” — We are living in an odd time, when Democrats are cheering for conservative war hawk John Bolton... and it’s our Republican President who is the one trashing him. https://t.co/S5CrJe8ZuM— Derick Waller (@wallerABC7) January 29, 2020
World War Six? I didn't like World War Two so gave up on that series. https://t.co/MWl2TbtOgN— Jonny Geller (@JonnyGeller) January 29, 2020
"I know not with what weapons World War Six will be fought, but World War Seven will be fought with likes & RTs."— TrivWorks (@TrivWorks) January 29, 2020
Let's not lose sight of the fact that World War Six would be an awesome band name. https://t.co/PxbpldyAT2— Jason Foster (@ByJasonFoster) January 29, 2020