Twitter Roasts Donald Trump With #TrumpSoPoor Hashtag After Grim Fundraising

Twitter Roasts Donald Trump With #TrumpSoPoor Hashtag After Grim Fundraising
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News that presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump's campaign is nearly broke led Twitter to do what Twitter does best: unleash a torrent of snark.

Using the hashtag #TrumpSoPoor, Twitter users pummeled Trump with sarcastic tweets about the dismal $1.3 million he had in his campaign bank account at the end of May. It's an amount so low that many congressional candidates — who run races with a fraction of the voters of a presidential campaign — have more campaign cash stockpiled.

Twitter was merciless with the sarcasm.

There were the tweets that tied Trump campaign finances to the size of his hands:


Then came the hair jokes:

Trump's campaign slogans like "Make America Great Again" and the "Trump Train" got the #TrumpSoPoor treatment:


Some tied his policy proposals to his tiny campaign war chest:

Even his signature tan wasn't safe from the snark:

Trump, for his part, has said he doesn't need as much cash to run his race, thanks to his ability to garner media attention. 

But after news of his immense cash on hand deficit broke, Trump sent out his first email fundraising solicitation, in which he vowed to "personally match" every dollar raised from the email.

Still, that didn't stop the snark:

Read more:
• Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski Ousted by Trump Camp After Internal Turmoil
• Donald Trump Claims He Never Said Orlando Victims Should Have Been Armed — But He Did
 Donald Trump Has Less Campaign Cash Than Ex-Candidates Ben Carson and Ted Cruz

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Emily C. Singer

Emily C. Singer, née Cahn, is a senior writer for Mic covering politics. She is based in New York and can be reached at esinger@mic.com

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