President Donald Trump sparked some online anger when he gave a thumbs-up while posing for a photo with law enforcement officers who’d responded to Wednesday’s deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida.
Many people called out Trump over the gesture, which he reportedly made during a visit to the Broward County Sheriff’s Office on Friday. Washington Post reporter Mark Berman noted how the president had also updated his personal Twitter account’s banner with the image:
Tweeters accused Trump of being “tone deaf” and lacking empathy and compassion.
A sampling of the responses below: