Due to the poor turnout of Donald Trump supporters at his inauguration, the @POTUS Twitter account has used an image from Obama’s widely popular inauguration in 2009 for its background.
As Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States of America, the assets of president were transferred to him from the Obama administration, including the @POTUS Twitter account.
— Adam Pash (@adampash) January 20, 2017
For a populist president, Trump’s team must have been embarrassed by the size of the turnout for Trump’s message of fear and destruction compared to Obama’s message of hope in 2009.
The crowd size comparison, from 2009 and today. pic.twitter.com/iMYZy9PRK8
— Matt Viser (@mviser) January 20, 2017
This isn't just aesthetically important. This is a widely-loathed president. This is the opportunity for an electoral wave in 2018. pic.twitter.com/GjnwFws5LD
— Scott Lemieux (@LemieuxLGM) January 20, 2017