It’s cold and it’s raining. Is this an omen? They call it a blessing, but we call it a sign of something much darker. We can’t deny that it’s not happening though. Not the weather. The weather happens regardless of what kind of gimble is being sworn into the White House.
He’s there. He’s made it. But what in the heck did he have to say for himself? *spoiler alert* it’s a dystopian novel come to life. Patriotic, yes. Terrifying? Uhh…
Obama must have been biting his cheek. Trump’s first words were a nice nod to his predecessor. But after that? He essentially poo-pooed the previous politicians in office because, people, it’s the Trump show now and “from this day forward a new vision will govern our lands.” Like Big Brother? Or..?
On a positive note, I think it's very progressive of America to have their first Orange president #Inauguration
— @BrittanyFurlan (@BrittanyFurlan) January 20, 2017
It wasn’t anything we weren’t expecting tbf. But when we hear phrases like “bring back our jobs” it sounds familiar. No, no. Not from Orwell…
It’s officially “America first” and that “we must protect our borders from the ravages of other countries”.
That was a dark inauguration speech. #Inauguration
— Joaquin Castro (@JoaquinCastrotx) January 20, 2017
And when he says “we must speak our minds openly” we believe he’ll do good on that if his Twitter is anything to go by.
— Tyrion Lannister (@GoT_Tyrion) January 20, 2017
Admittedly, his overall message of togetherness is something we can get behind. But it feels like it’s got the wrong aims. The wrong path. The wrong person to be saying it.
— Fox News (@FoxNews) January 20, 2017
But what about the millions who have stood up against everything he has campaigned for? They’re essentially made mute. So we’ll have to wait and see, won’t we, just what kind of ‘Nineteen Eighty Four’ cracked SF world he’s actually creating.
Michelle's face at the end of the speech was priceless. I'm with you, too, Michelle. #Inauguration
— deray mckesson (@deray) January 20, 2017
A combative, aggressive inaugural speech from Pres Trump. His supporters will be thrilled, his opponents will be terrified. #inauguration
— Stephen Hayes (@stephenfhayes) January 20, 2017
But heck, some of y’all made it into the game that it really is:
— BBC Newsbeat (@BBCNewsbeat) January 20, 2017
Did you watch or listen to his speech? What did you think?