Trump Derangement Syndrome rose to a whole new level when haters pounced on a paper glass cover protecting President Donald Trump’s water glass during an exclusive interview with Piers Morgan.
In fact, the president went so far as to have a napkin strategically placed under the glass!
Morgan was fully aware of how big a “get” the interview was, boasting on Twitter.
“Incredible response to
#TrumpMorgan… love him or hate him – and there’s no middle ground! -nobody in the world draws a bigger, more visceral reaction than Donald Trump,” he tweeted, along with a photo of the two.
Incredible response to #TrumpMorgan… love him or hate him – and there's no middle ground! – nobody in the world draws a bigger, more visceral reaction than Donald Trump. pic.twitter.com/VVnxTNK26m
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) January 28, 2018
President Trump sat down with Morgan while in Davos, Switzerland, attending an economic summit and viewers, to include the media, reacted to a customary cover on a glass of water by ridiculing Trump and calling the practice “bizarre.”
The president has previously acknowledged that he’s “very much a germaphobe,” but the idea of a glass of water that was very likely pre-set being covered doesn’t quite rise to that level.
But don’t tell that to detractors who will jump on ANY occasion to mock Trump.
Germaphobe Donald Trump covering his water glass with a paper top is weird pic.twitter.com/EWqof04bpj
— Kevin Maguire (@Kevin_Maguire) January 28, 2018
‘Scared of being poisoned’ Donald Trump put a lid on his glass of water.
— ?? Samuel Carvalho (@SamCarvalho) January 29, 2018
. @piersmorgan, can you answer the question on everyone's lips… What's the deal with the lid on the glass of water? #TrumpMorgan
— Napoleon Wilson (@brixham1982) January 28, 2018
Of course, Morgan knows how to play up an angle when an opportunity presents itself, sharing a photo of the paper glass cover and napkin bearing the seal of the President of the United States.
To all those asking… of course I kept President Trump’s special water glass accessories! #TrumpMorgan pic.twitter.com/5f13URK4tD
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) January 29, 2018
But more than one social media user was only too happy to explain just how common the practice is… and offer their own theory.
Here’s a sampling of responses from Twitter:
Most hotels around the world put those covers on water glasses. No fan of trump but very odd tweet? #lax #journalism
— show me arrived 🏍💨 (@stuartfraser6) January 29, 2018
if you stay at any good hotel they always have these lids
— Paul Bridgewood (@PaulBridgewood) January 29, 2018
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