US President Donald Trump made two head-turning promises at his Louisiana campaign rally Friday: He’s going to put an end to socialism — and put a man on the moon.
The crowd in Lake Charles roared.
Twitter wits were flying high over the apparent gaffe.
Conservatives are so conservative they've transported back to 1963— Booooooooomer 👻 (@barefootboomer) October 12, 2019
Is he offering to be that man? Give me the GoFundMe link....I’m in on efforts to send 45 to space! Maybe he and his family can be first fAmily on the moon? History making!!— Leslie McCarthy (@LeslieM3355) October 12, 2019
Can someone let the guy in the White House in on the secret?— Denée Mwendwa, PhD (@dtmwendwa) October 12, 2019
Oddly enough, it takes socialized pooling of money to finance going to the moon. Privatized efforts still don’t have the major fortitude and collective will to travel to other worlds yet— Art of eVan (@ArtofeVan) October 12, 2019
And they cheered that? I didn't see one facial expression of "Wait we already did that."— Kawaii433🔬📚🥋☯️♟️ (@kawaii433) October 12, 2019
Y'all realize GOVERNMENT put a man on the Moon, right?— Paul Wu-Tang Clan ⚛︎👨🏻🏫 (@PaulWuster) October 12, 2019
Defeat socialism— Shirley Hinze...
We'll I guess that means no more bail out money 4 farmers