Apparently a photo can tell a thousand words. Well these two, in contrast, say a lot about the possibility of having Trump as President.
Photos of the nine-year-old ‘Little Miss Flint’ meeting President Barack Obama, and her reaction, compared to one of her meeting Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump, tell a story surpassing two-thousand words.
Amariyanna ‘Mari’ Copeny met Obama back in May, after she wrote him a letter which went viral.
She had talked of trying to curb a crisis in Flint caused when the water supply was contaminated with lead.
And she got to meet Obama and the First Lady, and looked super excited to do so.
But the same cannot be said for when she met the Republican contender taking on Hillary Clinton for the Presidency.
She looked legitimately scared when asked to pose with Trump.
Many took to social media to suggest that the two photos represent a major worry on the minds of many Americans leading up to the election… that Trump might actually win.
Others used the opportunity to mock Trump, eg…
Hillary Clinton last week said she regretted taking aim at half of Donald Trump supporters, saying they were “the basket of deplorables” for being “Racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamaphobic.”
Speaking to an audience of donors on Friday the Democratic Presidential hopeful said Trump’s campaign had emboldened the prejudiced supporters.
Mrs Clinton’s VP pick Tim Kaine also earlier this week referred to Republican nominee Donald Trump as the “gravest threat” to LGBT rights the community has ever faced.
Democratic Presidential candidate Mrs Clinton in July named Senator Kaine as her running mate.
Senator Kaine has been a long-time advocate for LGBT+ equality. He was one of the original sponsors of the Equality Act, and in 2006 on becoming the Governor of Virginia he signed an executive order to protect against discrimination based on sexual orientation.