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The Internet Is Celebrating Donald Trump’s Birthday the Only Way They Know How: With Vicious Sarcasm

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Today is Donald Trump’s birthday.

I’m not entirely sure what to do with that information. It’s not like we’re going to throw him a party. Twitter, though, is full of people wishing him a “happy” birthday, internet-style. Which is to say, with a whole lot of snark.

Yup, people really want to let Donald Trump know just how much they appreciate him on his special day.

What do you get a man like Trump for his birthday?

It certainly is a special day.

It’s more than a little disconcerting to see Twitter throw birthday balloons up on his account, isn’t it? Right over a message about today’s horrific shooting, no less.


Is this a good time to mention that today also happens to be my birthday?

Well, thank you.

(image: Twitter)

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Vivian Kane (she/her) is the Senior News Editor at The Mary Sue, where she's been writing about politics and entertainment (and all the ways in which the two overlap) since the dark days of late 2016. Born in San Francisco and radicalized in Los Angeles, she now lives in Kansas City, Missouri, where she gets to put her MFA to use covering the local theatre scene. She is the co-owner of The Pitch, Kansas City’s alt news and culture magazine, alongside her husband, Brock Wilbur, with whom she also shares many cats.