August 22nd, 2019
Trump’s ‘Chosen One’ Remark Draws Heavy Criticism
August 22nd, 2019 | 176 views
• On Wednesday, while answering questions about trade war with China, Trump said he was “the chosen one.” The president was referring to being the chose one to handle the trade imbalances with China, noting that presidents before him should have taken up this matter.
• Soon after the remark, people started to mock Trump's "chosen one" statement with jokes and Star Wars references. Many on social media also suggested that Trump has a "God complex" or "messiah complex."
• Earlier that day, Trump also shared a tweet, from conservative radio host and conspiracy theorist Wayne Allyn Root, that claimed him as the “King of Israel" and the "second coming of God."