Donald Trump's attempt to reach millennial voters with his own childrens' faces has backfired in a most spectacular (and hilarious) fashion. Yesterday, Donald Trump Jr. tweeted out a photo of himself and his two oldest siblings in order to appeal to the younger voter base. The Internet heard his call and responded with a resounding thud from its intended audience, many of whom said the photo looked more like a horror movie promo than a call to voters.
The image features all three of Trump's eldest children staring seemingly dead-eyed into the camera. Eric, the youngest, hovers ominously in back. The photo included the hashtags #millennialsfortrump and #studentsfortrump. "This is not a Republican vs Democrat election," the photo read. "This is about an insider versus an outsider."
Twitter responded hilariously. Seth Myers tweeted out:
Hughes Johnson said:
According to Pat Tobin:
Emily Nussbaum hit the nail on the head:
Many people pointed out the likenesses the Trump clan bears to unpopular historical figures and the actors who played them:
And let's not forget the American Psycho likeness! Yikes.
Some referenced more modern movies:
Others just cracked everyone up:
The Trump campaign has yet to respond to the memes.