Fred Trump Comparisons

Fred Trump Comparisons

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Updated Oct 05, 2018 at 02:24PM EDT by Matt.

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About

Fred Trump Comparisons refers to a series of image macros in which people mock the appearance Fred Trump, United States President Donald Trump's father.

Origin

On October 2nd, 2018, The New York Times[1] released a special investigation, revealing that much of President Trump's wealth comes his father Fred's real estate business. The unearthed a renewed interest in Fred Trump, leading to various tweets about him.

That day, Twitter[2] user @ParkerMolloy posted a 1993 photograph[6] of Fred Trump and a photograph of Mary Trump. She captioned the tweet, "Trump’s parents look like they’re secondary characters from a Tim Burton movie come to life." The post received more than 22,000 retweets and 84,000 likes in three days.


Trump's parents look like they're secondary characters from a T im Burton movie come tO life 1997 Mary Trump

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The following day, Twitter[3] user @zackfox tweeted a photograph of a child receiving the same picture of Fred Trump on their iPad. They captioned the tweet, "Y’all I just airdropped a pic of trumps dad to this lil kid on my flight he said 'MOM, MOOOOOMMMMM' 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂" The tweet recevied more than 26,000 retweets and 131,000 likes in two days.

That day, people began posting images of Trump's father opposite various cartoon characters. For example, Twitter[4] user @baltazars14 posted an image of Fred Turmp next to Nigel from The Wild Thorberrys (shown below, center).

Others made jokes about his appearance. Twitter[5] user @BigPlasticRobot tweeted, "Trump’s dad liked to wear other people’s faces from time to time. Mostly to scare his kids" (shown below, right).

On October 4th, Nylon[7] published a listicle of variations of the meme.


Y'all I just airdropped a pic of trumps dad to this lil kid on my flight he said "MOM Trump's dad looks like Nigel from The Wild Thornberrys釡 Trump's dad liked to wear other people's faces from time to time. Mostly to scare his kids.

Various Examples


Trump's dad looks like he's about to go fairy hunting. I think it's pretty clear Donald Trump's dad was actually the Red Skull! Why does Trump's dad look like a campy game show host from an 80's horror movie?
trump's dad looks like a skeleton-man cut off someone's face and is wearing it as a mask Why does Trump's dad look like a village of the crazies extra from Gymkata?? Trumps dad looks like a recently deceased person that's had their makeup done for family viewing like ty for trying but I'm fully aware that's a corpse and every instinct is telling me to run far away from it

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