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Trump’s #sharpiegate has been immortalized for posterity in memes

After lying on Twitter by saying Hurricane Dorian was going to hit Alabama, prompting the National Weather Service to rush out a statement assuring people that “no impacts from Hurricane Dorian will be felt across Alabama,” Donald Trump held a televised Oval Office presentation where he allegedly used a black Sharpie to draw over an official National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration map to include Alabama in Dorian’s trajectory.

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The Washington Post reports Trump was the one to alter the map, a charge he denies. When asked by a reporter about whether the black line over Alabama was made with a Sharpie, known to be Trump’s preferred writing utensil, the president replied, “I don’t know. I don’t know. I don’t know.” The incident has since become known as #sharpiegate.

And now, the memes…

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#sharpiegate #TheDailyDon

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Best of #sharpiegate!

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ahahahahah ahahahahah #sharpiegate

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Fun with sharpies #sharpiegate #notmypresident

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#sharpie #sharpiegate #fucktrump #Trumpmeme

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#sharpie #sharpiegate #fucktrump #Trumpmeme

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#SharpieGate

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We’re pretty sure this is not accurate… #sharpiegate

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#THISjustin #sharpiewall #sharpiegate

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