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Pelosi, Schumer rebuttal sparks ‘angry parents’ memes on Twitter

Frank Carnevale
| Wednesday, January 9, 2019 10:52 a.m
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., pose for photographers after speaking on Capitol Hill in response President Donald Trump’s address, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., rebuttal to President Donald Trump’s address from the Oval Office drew lots sparked lots on comments and memes on Twitter Tuesday night.

The top Democrats said Trump “has chosen fear” in his drive to build a southern border wall and called on him to reopen the government shuttered because of the standoff over his demand for money for the barrier.

The pair stood side-by-side in a show of unity, but the set-up turned them into an instant memes ranging from angry parents to movie villains to the couple in “American Gothic.”

Many saw Pelosi and Schumer as angry parents who maybe wondered where you were last night or hoped you could do better at school.

User @DanLuke saw them as James Bond movie villains.

User @neontaster recreated the icon 1930 painting “American Gothic” with Pelosi and Schumer standing in as the couple.


Frank Carnevale is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Frank at 412-380-8511, fcarnevale@tribweb.com or via Twitter @frnkstar.


Frank Carnevale is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Frank at 412-380-8511, fcarnevale@tribweb.com or via Twitter @frnkstar.

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