Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi’s response to President Trump’s Oval Office speech about border security was all the rage, and MSNBC says the ratings were pretty big:
The internet may have memed Speaker Pelosi and Sen. Schumer's response to President Trump's national address on immigration, but the Democratic leaders beat the president in the TV ratings https://t.co/d84q3VCpUz
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) January 10, 2019
Ok, but how many of those viewers just stuck around for the memes?
— Jeff Swindon (@SwindJeff) January 10, 2019
More people will tune in to watch a train wreck than anything else. We watched to mock, not to praise.
Only the cult followers thought this was a good look. https://t.co/ORHShiHkbV
— RatioHunter (@TheRatioHunter) January 10, 2019
For the same reason people stop to stare at train wrecks. https://t.co/P0NmkY6gNo
— Aldous Huxley's Ghost™ (@AF632) January 10, 2019
To many, it was so hilariously bad that it was impossible to look away.
LMAO, like this matters.
All of America was laughing at these morons. https://t.co/XDOEpQvOJK
— JWF (@JammieWF) January 10, 2019
90 percent were there for the meme .. https://t.co/EKAnFUMryr
— E.xu (@Exu88259594) January 10, 2019
They were getting memed on social media before they were even done talking!??
— Bianca~Marie✨ (@Miss1Bianca) January 10, 2019
Fact check: TRUE.