The report in The Washington Post led to some decidedly mixed feelings on social media. Some said the comment was was just more bullying by the president while others ― even some critics ― admitted to laughing at the insult:
This is his only good nickname— Ike Barinholtz (@ikebarinholtz) March 1, 2018
If Melania is still wants to end cyber bullying, she should address the way Trump speaks to Sessions. While Mr. Magoo is no saint, this does highlight the fact that Trump's insult parade is insulting to all Americans.#JeffSessions #CyberBullying #Bullyinghttps://t.co/wvyy8kd0Ec— Theory of BevryThing (@Bevrything) March 1, 2018
When I saw people referring to Sessions as Mr Magoo on twitter I kind of groaned a bit because the name calling gets old and isn't constructive. I never considered this possibility.— Andrew Schultz (@AnAndrewSchultz) March 1, 2018
He calls his rivals and other leaders names like:— Emilia (@PoliticalEmilia) March 1, 2018
Low energy Jeb
But sure...we teenagers are the ones who are too “immature” to be involved in politics.
Now all millennials are now googling "Mr. Magoo" 😂😂😂— Shivonne (@scentedwildrose) March 1, 2018
“Mr. Magoo”— Dan Diamond (@ddiamond) March 1, 2018
— and that’s only what the president calls his staff and allies.
An insult to Mr Magoo— Jay B (@The_Jay_Burns) March 1, 2018
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