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    Some Knight You Are! Mr President Hogs Umbrella While Rain Soaks Family

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    The media have been widely discussing Donald Trump’s recent gesture, where he held a big black umbrella over his own head in the rain as though completely forgetting about Melania and 11-year-old Barron trailing right behind.

    The family were their way back from their Mar-a-Lago resort to the White House after a long holiday weekend when Trump exposed his lack of gentlemanly manners.

    Once he safely got inside his Air Force One plane, he shook the brolly off making sure he kept his famously yellowish bouffant dry. 

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    The news has immediately set Twitter alight, with netizens vigorously commenting on Trump’s "knightly" gesture, causing Melania and Barron to fend for themselves: 

    Trump's alleged racism-charged comments were not overlooked either, with some users in all seriousness viewing the umbrella incident as a "white supremacy act":

    Some ironically remarked why on Earth the family had only umbrella to share:

    Some pro-Trumpers also engaged in the discussion, choosing to draw parallels with "wimpy" Obama:

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