The official Democrats response to President Trump’s State of the Union address, in addition to the several others that were going on at the time, was delivered by Joe Kennedy III:
Without mentioning Donald Trump by name, Joe Kennedy III in his #SOTU response described an amoral, bullying president obsessed with celebrity and crowd size. https://t.co/GqQKGjjzhp pic.twitter.com/HotOsWIp7J
— The Boston Globe (@BostonGlobe) January 31, 2018
There were optics problems aplenty, but Stephen Colbert spotted one in particular:
Pretty lucky Joe Kennedy's car broke down where he was supposed to give his speech. pic.twitter.com/IcoPCOpPLC
— Stephen Colbert (@StephenAtHome) January 31, 2018
Colbert stopped way short on that joke.
Not sure a Kennedy giving a speech in front of a car was a good call. https://t.co/PApjbJ4q3B
— Stephen Miller (@redsteeze) January 31, 2018
A scion of the Kennedy clan standing in a car workshop? really? Or is this meant to be a self aware spoof? – I can't tell any more. https://t.co/oZJ6vDQThb
— Rupert Wingfield – H (@wingcommander1) January 31, 2018
Yeah Stephen, the Kennedy's sure do a history of car issues……….? https://t.co/pycWyoj96b
— A Bleeding Corpse (@ABleedingCorpse) January 31, 2018
You know those Kennedy boys and their automotive luck. https://t.co/oFdsicK694
— Sean Beattie (@VindicaSean) January 31, 2018
Oh boy, cars and Kennedys just don't mix.
— Ezil Galoth #YikYakPowerUser (@DrWutt) January 31, 2018
I think he missed a little with his Chapstick
— John Palmay (@johnpalmay) January 31, 2018
And there was that, too.