As the House of Representatives was voting to formally endorse the impeachment of President Donald Trump, his daughter, Ivanka (who also works as a White House adviser) decided it would be a good idea if she took to Twitter and defended her father by quoting Thomas Jefferson:

What exactly do Donald Trump and Thomas Jefferson have in common? Absolutely nothing! Think about it:

  • Jefferson was a man of deep thought and intelligence. Trump is as simple-minded as they come.
  • Jefferson was a statesman and diplomat. Trump is a boor.
  • Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence. Trump can hardly tweet without making a complete fool of himself.

That was all it took for Twitter to light up with scorn, mockery, and laughter in response:

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