We’re guessing Donald Trump Jr. thought this ad was supposed to help win young people over. You know, to inspire:
This election is not about Republican vs Democrat it's about insider vs outsider. It's time for a change in DC! # pic.twitter.com/0wYBx8DOsp
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) September 2, 2016
Unfortunately, it kinda backfired. Like, in a big way:
I do not think those words mean what you think they mean pic.twitter.com/yRn6n2TJAF
— Clara Jeffery (@ClaraJeffery) September 3, 2016
@DonaldJTrumpJr There is nothing about you or your family that says, "outsider". Nothing!
— GoBrooklyn (@GoBrooklyn) September 3, 2016
@DonaldJTrumpJr You three look about as "outsider" as a Choate class reunion
— Derek Wood (@InstaDerek) September 3, 2016
In what alternate universe are these three people representative of "outsiders" https://t.co/v9q4QDKi2X
— Michael Cohen (@speechboy71) September 3, 2016
@DonaldJTrumpJr The billionaire outsider who got a few million from his dad? Are you even serious?
— MichaelMarshallSmith (@ememess) September 3, 2016
The ad definitely prompted some serious mockery, that’s for sure.
@DonaldJTrumpJr scary shot
— Robert Shields (@Borevid) September 3, 2016
— Alex Parker (@AlexParkerDC) September 3, 2016
— The Gregory Brothers (@gregorybrothers) September 3, 2016
True Detective Season 3 pic.twitter.com/G7i01p1AwF
— chelsea hassler (@chelseaadelaine) September 3, 2016
When you're all on the way to return some videotapes pic.twitter.com/RJmAh9KL8o
— Gideon Resnick (@GideonResnick) September 3, 2016
They really look like outsiders. I mean FFS she's wearing a Donna Karan from LAST SEASON. ????? pic.twitter.com/AkzgLTy6vI
— Jay Cost (@JayCostTWS) September 3, 2016
Worst. Elysium. Ever. pic.twitter.com/EyJLYPuDt2
— Cuffy (@CuffyMeh) September 3, 2016
CW Drama 2016 https://t.co/LUi5b2T6St
— Mary Katharine Ham (@mkhammer) September 3, 2016
We have some really bad news about your cat. pic.twitter.com/okGc5InUrf
— Mike Sager (@msager) September 3, 2016
I love dystopian YA novels pic.twitter.com/OXUTJTrL9z
— Daniel Radosh (@danielradosh) September 3, 2016
— Daniel Jacobson (@ImDanJacobson) September 3, 2016
Snip, Snap, Snurr and the Sled That Ate Their Souls pic.twitter.com/UQnTPeY4F7
— Jesse Berney (@jesseberney) September 3, 2016
— Dusty (@DustinGiebel) September 2, 2016
No one can prove these aren't the aliens from They Live. pic.twitter.com/hJm2jhdjTm
— Ana Marie Cox (@anamariecox) September 3, 2016
Whoa, Trump got the endorsement of General Hux from the new Star Wars movie https://t.co/3ewIr6Qa95
— Jason Hart (@jasonahart) September 3, 2016
In the criminal justice system
sexually-based offenses are considered especially heinous pic.twitter.com/oTdtWlM0Hr
— BigMcLrgHuge (@BigMcLrgHuge) September 3, 2016
Have you been injured by asbestos exposure? Call the law firm of Trump Trump and Trump. pic.twitter.com/sVoiq15viV
— Emily Cahn (@CahnEmily) September 3, 2016
Fear does not exist in this dojo, does it? NO, SENSEI!
Pain does not exist in this dojo, does it?
NO, SENSEI! pic.twitter.com/FrSfkbgv1u
— Scott Lincicome (@scottlincicome) September 3, 2016
This looks like the last thing you'd see as the chloroform took effect. pic.twitter.com/ThqN4pgz7s
— shauna (@goldengateblond) September 3, 2016
@scottlincicome Dick Dynasty. Coming to NBC this fall.
— Michael Deppisch (@deppisch) September 3, 2016
Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional text and tweets.