Retailers are expected to beat sales forecasts after consumer spending surgedto its highest level since 2003, and it appears they have just one person to thank.
The U.S. Consumer Confidence Index for December surged nearly four points to 113.7, THE HIGHEST LEVEL IN MORE THAN 15 YEARS! Thanks Donald!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 28, 2016
Almost immediately after Trump took credit, Twitter responded using #ThanksDonald. Take a look:
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#ThanksDonald for being living proof that to become president-elect you don't have to have class, kindness, morals and good spelling.— directioner writer (@writersutopia) December 28, 2016
Our Tweeter-in-Chief talks about himself in the third person like a pro wrestler but with worse vocabulary and poor spelling. #ThanksDonald— Mike Levin (@MikeLevinCA) December 28, 2016
#ThanksDonald for showing kids that being a bullying, hypocritical ,lying, delusional , ignorant narcissist can make you President one day.— CoryBooker2020 (@CBooker2020) December 28, 2016
#ThanksDonald for proving that it's possible for the loud, unqualified man to get the job over the over-qualified and intelligent woman.— Noah Ponko (@n_ponko) December 28, 2016
#ThanksDonald for showing the world that America's obsession with celebrities can get you elected president.— bill (@bfloyd112) December 28, 2016
My banana nut muffin is dry af #ThanksDonald— myke ledet (@myketheclown) December 28, 2016
The world is becoming less and less stable every time you tweet-— TEZNYCish (@TezNyc) December 28, 2016
Many supporters also used the hashtag to genuinely thank the president-elect.
For the first time in my Adult life I'm proud of my Country! ?????? #ThanksDonald— Austin Nash (@aNASH_89) December 28, 2016
#ThanksDonald - for defeating crooked Hillary.— Alex's wife (@AY4WEB) December 28, 2016
#ThanksDonald for breaking up the Clinton dynasty and restoring my faith in our citizenry.— Mag Neato (@FightingSwiss) December 28, 2016
#ThanksDonald for exposing the hard left as the mean, nasty and hate filled people they are.— Chris Crossont, PHD (@chris_crossont) December 28, 2016