People Channeled Their Anger At Trump's 'Both Sides' Statement Into Satire With These Memes

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 15: US President Donald Trump speaks following a meeting on infrastructure at Trump Tower, August 15, 2017 in New York City. He fielded questions from reporters about his comments on the events in Charlottesville, Virginia and white supremacists. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

People Channeled Their Anger At Trump's 'Both Sides' Statement Into Satire With These Memes

"There is blame on both sides, Anne Frank was being a very loud and rude houseguest."

Published August 16, 2017

During a press conference meant to discuss infrastructure, President Trump went off script and doubled down on his claim that "both sides" were to blame for the fatal violence that occurred in Charlottesville.

Trump not only likened the anti-racism protesters (of all races) to the white supremacists, he claimed many of the white people, who were photographed with Nazi signs and Confederate flags, were simply there to protest the name change of Robert E. Lee Park.

 

  1. While speaking with reporters, Trump said there was 'blame on both sides'
  2. Trump's 'both sides' comment immediately received backlash and anguish from many people
  3. In no time at all, the 'both sides' line of reasoning was satirized by way of meme
  4. Events in history were parodied to show how 'both sides' were at fault
  5. Even fictional stories were brought in to play
  6. And then there's this gem

Written by Rachel Herron

(Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

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