The phrase “America’s Whiniest Victim” began trending on Twitter early Monday morning after a New York Times op-ed claimed that President Donald Trump was the “whiniest victim” of all.
Some Twitter users took the opportunity to make fun of the NYT op-ed by listing other people that are substantially more “whiny” than Trump, while others decided to defend the op-ed.
“So the NYT is calling Trump ‘America’s Whiniest ‘Victim‘, I guess they haven’t seen much of Jim Acosta on CNN the last few months? Stupid,” one Twitter user noted.
So the NYT is calling Trump "America's Whiniest 'Victim", I guess they haven't seen much of Jim Acosta on CNN the last few months?
— RD (@real_defender) August 7, 2017
“Naw, Shaun King is America’s Whiniest ‘Victim,‘” another person tweeted.
Naw, Shaun King is America's Whiniest 'Victim'"
— Denver H (@HyDenver) August 7, 2017
— U.R.Y.I.M. (@FedUp24seven) August 7, 2017
“America’s Whiniest ‘Victim’” Jim Acosta? Ed Skipper? Maxine Waters? Too many to name,” one person joked.
"America's Whiniest 'Victim'"
Too many to name.
— #Justice #WWG1WGA Proud Member Dregs of Society (@darahlynne) August 7, 2017
NYT op-ed columnist Charles Blow characterized Trump as the “reigning king of American victimhood” in his Monday column.
“In this way he was a perfect reflection of the new Whiny Right. Trump is its instrument, articulation, embodiment,” Blow wrote. “He’s not so much representative of it but of an idea- the waning power of whiteness, privilege, patriarchy, access and the cultural and economic surety that accrues to the possessors of such.”[contentcards url=”http://dailycaller.com/2017/08/07/americas-whiniest-victim-trends-after-nyt-op-ed-criticizes-trump/” target=”_blank”]
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