Got an announcement to make? The presidential alert meme is here for you.
Americans got a text from none other than Donald Trump at 2:18 p.m. ET on Wednesday. Sort of.
Phones lit up with the Wireless Emergency Alert system’s first nationwide test. The presidential alerts provide direct communication between the White House and Americans in case of a national emergency, like a disaster or a terrorist attack.
And because the internet can’t leave anything alone, the test became a meme.
From asking the quintessential “u up?” to declaring that his hair is perfectly fine, the meme imagines Trump using the alert system to text his citizens. Read more…