«Wit like a schoolboy»: trump ridiculed for the statement about the «man of the year»

© REUTERS / Jonathan ErnstПрезидент USA Donald trump at the airport of Manila. Archival photo«Wit like a schoolboy»: trump ridiculed for the statement about the «man of the year»© REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst

Social media users ridiculed the words of the President of the United States Donald trump that Time magazine offered him recognition as «man of the year».

Earlier, trump wrote on Twitter that he refused the offer of journalists.

«Time magazine called to report that, probably, I was named «man of the year», as last year, but then I had to agree to an interview and large photo shoot. I said, it may not be the best idea, and did not participate. Thank you, anyway.» — said the American President.

In response, the editorial said that trump misunderstands the process of selecting a «man of the year». Company Director at Time Inc. content Alan Murray called the approval of the President invention.

«Awesome. Trump writes that «swept» the Time magazine «man of the year». In this word of truth,» wrote Murray on his page on «Twitter».

Amazing. Not a speck of truth here—Trump tweets he ‘took a pass’ at being named TIME’s person of the year https://t.co/D6SJgyTpcY

— Alan Murray (@alansmurray) 25 Nov 2017

Former editor Richard Stengel also ironically commented on the words of the President.

Hate to tell you but that PROBABLY means you’re NOT Person of the Year. They just wanted a photo shoot. But I’m sure you still have that fake TIME cover somewhere in storage. https://t.co/HkW1XkKxXK

— Richard Stengel (@stengel) 24 Nov 2017

«I do not want to disappoint, but that «probably» means that you are NOT person of the year. Journal just wanted to do a photo shoot. But I’m sure you still have those fake covers,» said Stengel probably pointing out a fake cover of Time hanging at the Golf clubs trump.

Time asks Trump Organization to remove the fake cover from golf clubs | TheHill pic.twitter.com/sO2sBD2wEY

— BMac (@deskspud) 26 Oct 2017

The situation has caused rough reaction in social networks.

«It looks like President trump realized that he was not chosen «man of the year», and made up a story about his refusal. Savvy on the high school level,» — ironically the user Dani Bostick.

Sounds like President Trump found out he wasn’t Time’s Person of the Year so he created a false narrative that he was offered & declined the honor.

Cleverness level: Middle school https://t.co/k6MplsdlLQ

— Dani Bostick (@danibostick) 25 Nov 2017

«Someone is surprised that Time magazine smeared trump for his lies? The poor man making up stories to feel important,» writes Jeff Richardson.

Is anyone surprised that Time Magazine completely busted you on your false claim that you were going to be named «Person of the Year.”? Poor man has to make up stories to make himself feel important.

— Jeff Richardson (@jrichardson618) 25 Nov 2017

Other users jokingly suggested their candidacy for the title of «man of the year» — for example, the girl who showed an obscene gesture to the presidential motorcade, and Twitter, which has blocked the account of the tramp.

Time should give her Person of the Year. The hero who is suspended Trump’s Twitter account is a close second. pic.twitter.com/YYfjAKLHnm

— Breaking & Entering (@BreakandEnterTV) 24 Nov 2017

Last year Donald trump was the «man of the year» by Time, beating former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. According to the survey on the newspaper’s website until the list of possible candidates for the title in 2017, is leading the crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed Ibn Salman al Saud.