Obama, who has rarely used Trump’s name in public, took on his successor directly, saying he “hasn’t grown into the job because he can’t.”
Then Obama urged Americans to vote.
“This president and those in power, those who benefit from keeping things the way they are, they are counting on your cynicism,” he said. “Do not let them take away your power. Don’t let them take away your democracy.”
Trump threw a fit on social media.
The president fired off two all-caps tweets attacking the former president for “spying” and not endorsing Biden during the primaries. For good measure, Trump also fired off an all-caps tweet attacking Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), Biden’s running mate, as she spoke.
Twitter users couldn’t help but notice that Trump seemed more upset than usual. Some mocked his caps. Other took a phrase he used against Obama ― saying he spied “AND GOT CAUGHT” ― and turned it against Trump:
After a lifetime of trolling others, Trump appears to be the one who is seriously triggered tonight, repeatedly tweeting in ALL CAPS in response to speeches from Obama and Kamala Harris at the DNC. https://t.co/qRmMHVB0fw
— Jim Acosta (@Acosta) August 20, 2020
YOU BETRAYED YOUR COUNTRY AND GOT CAUGHT! https://t.co/KJX3wlR2KA
— Jon Cryer (@MrJonCryer) August 20, 2020
Trump's all caps tweets seem to show just how much Obama gets under his skin.
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) August 20, 2020
THE SIX QUESTION MARKS AND ALL CAPS ARE A SURE SIGN OF STABILITY WE NEED IN A POTUS. https://t.co/9qsKiuKwnc
— Spiro Agnew’s Ghost (@SpiroAgnewGhost) August 20, 2020
you tried to stop mail in voting by destroying the post office and got caught pic.twitter.com/arFiodsZ1V
— tegi ortega (@tegiortega) August 20, 2020
your caps lock key seems to be stuck, grandpa
— Jeff Tiedrich (@itsJeffTiedrich) August 20, 2020
Trump had a meltdown as Dems were giving speeches .. demonstrating everything they said was true. He is out of control, out of his depth and, frankly, out of his mind
— Jennifer Rubin (@JRubinBlogger) August 20, 2020
YOU LITERALLY COLLUDED WITH RUSSIA AND GOT CAUGHT!! pic.twitter.com/gH0ATZjuqj
— Just Vent (@JustVent6) August 20, 2020
SOMEONE is having a meltdown, AND HE GOT CAUGHT 🤣 pic.twitter.com/1A60cBqyie
— ༺🦋༻ᗰᗩƳᖇᗩ༺🦋༻ (@LepapillonBlu) August 20, 2020
Rage-tweeting in all caps is a sign that you’re totally not worried at all
— MeidasTouch.com (@MeidasTouch) August 20, 2020
DJT is tweeting in all caps. pic.twitter.com/2vFiF01Hkw
— brittany packnett cunningham does not do remixes. (@MsPackyetti) August 20, 2020
The GOP-led Senate Intelligence committee concluded this week that your campaign manager worked directly with a member of Russian intelligence. They also revealed you committed perjury by saying you didn’t speak with Roger Stone about Wikileaks. Also, your caps lock is on. https://t.co/BGAC6ebr5y
— Anthony Scaramucci (@Scaramucci) August 20, 2020
SOMEONE WHO KNOWS HOW TO TURN OFF CAPS LOCK 2020
— Mieke Eoyang (@MiekeEoyang) August 20, 2020
YOU CHEATED IN 2016 AND ARE CHEATING NOW, AND GOT CAUGHT. https://t.co/1T4XL4wDmg
— Morgan J. Freeman (@mjfree) August 20, 2020
Trump has officially switched to ALL CAPS to attack Obama.I wonder what bothers Trump so much about Obama…
— Travis Allen 🇺🇸 (@TravisAllen02) August 20, 2020
Ah – we are the point of the night where it is the unhinged all caps tweets.
— Ryan Wyatt (@Fwiz) August 20, 2020
Caps Lock is twitter for fragility. pic.twitter.com/1ddybmWGUW
— Natasha Rothwell (@natasharothwell) August 20, 2020
The president of the United States is tweeting like a FUCKING unhinged lunatic.
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