Trump Makes A Stunning Observation About The Wetness Of Water

Donald Trump released a video on Tuesday that thanked first responders for helping the victims of Hurricane Florence. But the president appeared to be winging his comments, which included a line that instantly took on a life of its own on social media.

“This is a tough hurricane, one of the wettest we’ve ever seen from the standpoint of water,” he said. “Rarely have we had an experience like it and it certainly is not good.” 

The comment about how wet the storm was “from the standpoint of water” caused jokes to rain down on Twitter:

 

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Floodwaters inundate a church after Hurricane Florence struck the Carolinas in Conway, South Carolina. 
Houses sit in floodwater caused by Hurricane Florence in Lumberton, North Carolina.
School buses sit in floodwater in Lumberton.
A steeple lies next to the Elah Baptist Church after being blown off by the strong winds of Hurricane Florence in Leland, North Carolina. 
Homes along the New River are flooded in Jacksonville, North Carolina. 
Flooding in Lumberton.
A hog farm near Trenton, North Carolina.
Flooding in Lumberton.
Damaged and fallen shipping containers are seen at Portwatch Industrial Park in Wilmington, North Carolina. 
Chicken farm buildings near Trenton.
Cars sit in floodwater in Lumberton. 
A damaged building stands in the Smiths Creek Industrial Park in Wilmington. 
A building sits in floodwater in Lumberton. 
A boat lies capsized on the Cape Fear River in Wilmington. 
A flooded neighborhood stands next to the Lumber River in Pembroke, North Carolina. 
Floodwaters are seen next to the Cape Fear River in Wilmington.
A flooded neighborhood stands next to the Black Swamp River in Lumberton. 
A flooded neighborhood stands next to the Lumber River in Lumberton. 
Farm equipment near Trenton. 
A man paddles a kayak in a neighborhood in Fayetteville, North Carolina.
A backhoe moves through the streets in Trenton. 
A man paddles a kayak in a flooded neighborhood in Fayetteville. 

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