Earlier this week, Trump announced that we would be leaving the Paris accord, which is an important and non-binding resolution concerning climate change.
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This is something that his supporters want, primarily because they’ve never heard the old adage, “cutting off the nose to spite the face.” However, France’s new president, centrist Emmanuel Macron, decided to show up Trump on this issue — and with a variation of Trump’s own stupid slogan, to boot:
— Emmanuel Macron (@EmmanuelMacron) June 1, 2017
The French word for “shade,” by the way, is le affront.
Twitter had a field day, with more than a few people comparing Macron with Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau:
YES – I think we have another Justin Trudeau! https://t.co/izwyZ4MksM
— Michael Berliner (@michaelberliner) June 1, 2017
Others were merely happy to have another sane world leader:
— Brandon Gates (@TheBGates) June 2, 2017
A statement I can get behind.
Now that the U.S. in in the Dark Ages, we need the rest of the world to save us and future generations.
— Vivienne Gucwa (@travelinglens) June 1, 2017
We need to look beyond our borders for inspired leadership until we take the homeland back. I have faith in #Macron.
— Mara Jade 🇺🇸 (@MaraJade_2017) June 2, 2017
— Obi-Wan Kenobi 🇺🇸 (@gbmnyc) June 1, 2017
— 🄱🄾🄱🄰 🄲🅄🄿 (@jetpaxNdemocraC) June 1, 2017
J’imagine déjà la réaction de Trump : mAke OUr PLanEt GrEAt AgaIN pic.twitter.com/tRzx2hCkjz
— winston (@wliuncsitloen) June 1, 2017
Shhhhh, come closer, let me whisper in your ear….we’re being held hostage by a maniacal madman w a bad spray tan
Please send help–S.O.S
— (((DuneMyThang™))) (@Kris_Sacrebleu) June 1, 2017
Unfortunately, we’ll be stuck with Trump for another three years — but if we get out to vote in the midterms, we at least won’t have to deal with a corrupt and morally bankrupt Republican Party protecting him every step of the way.