President Trump’s campaign tweeted a doctored clip of the president as Thanos, the “Avengers” villain, to say his election as president in 2020 is “inevitable.”
In the video, shared on the “Trump War Room” Twitter account managed by the #TeamTrump 2020 campaign, Trump’s face is superimposed onto Thanos’ body.
The hybrid character says “I am inevitable” before snapping his fingers, causing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, and Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, to disintegrate in the manner of the climax of “Infinity War,” during which the character dispatches several of the heroes, and half the world’s population, in a similar way.
“House Democrats can push their sham impeachment all they want. President Trump’s re-election is,” the account tweeted.
House Democrats can push their sham impeachment all they want.
President Trump's re-election is . pic.twitter.com/O7o02S26nS
— Trump War Room (Text TRUMP to 88022) (@TrumpWarRoom) December 10, 2019
Many on social media pointed out that in context, the line “I am inevitable” directly precedes Thanos’s defeat after an attempt at repeating the finger-snap is unsuccessful in “Endgame.”
Y’all know Thanos said that before he lost, right? https://t.co/hhDj51yzyj
— Adam Serwer (@AdamSerwer) December 10, 2019
Did you watch the movie??? This is the snap that doesn't work because Iron Man stole the Infinity Stones moments before. https://t.co/Ot52aiB0yR
— ryan teague beckwith (@ryanbeckwith) December 10, 2019
So you're arguing that Trump is Thanos ("The Mad Titan") who wants to kill half of all living things, but in the end winds up defeated and dying, taking all of his sycophantic followers down with him?
Great work, everyone. https://t.co/gFLPVch2An
— Kevin M. Kruse (@KevinMKruse) December 10, 2019
The video came after House Democrats unveiled two articles of impeachment against Trump, charging him with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.