But if anything, his latest trip to our fair state was even worse.
The Donald was almost an hour late to his scheduled 2 p.m. appearance at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs's Gallogly Events Center because he was among a group of people trapped in a malfunctioning elevator at the Mining Exchange Hotel that had to be extricated by firefighters. But instead of praising the department whose personnel had rescued him, he blasted fire marshal Brett Lacey for not letting more people into his town hall, declaring, "They don't know what the hell they're doing."
When word of this very Trumpian move was made public, Twitter went BOOM, with regular folks and the better-known kind (including Arianna Huffington and Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper) blasting DT for the incident in alternately angry and hilarious ways.
Here are our picks for the twenty most memorable tweets about the incident. Count them down below.
Hey Colorado Springs Fire Department, next time, just leave him in the elevator. https://t.co/YWxGA1JkNr— Jamie Mason (@JamieMason_) July 31, 2016
The Colorado Springs Fire Department should've left Trump in that elevator.— WynD (@wendyofrva) July 31, 2016
@CNN Colorado Springs fire department should receive a cash donation from Mr Trump as a thank you for rescuing him from that elevator!— david aitcheson (@davidaitcheson1) August 1, 2016
Traitor Trump attacks Colorado Springs Fire department after they rescue him. Always gracious and poised!!!!!!!— Michael DeFalco (@mickeythemitt) July 31, 2016
Trump blasts fire marshal for capping rally attendance https://t.co/gFMDX0rIjV BORN LOSER— Freedomwarrior (@Freedomwarrior) August 1, 2016
Fire Marshall Lacey in Colorado should have thrown trump under the elevator after rescuing the SS.— Alabama Cajun (@AlabamaCajun) July 31, 2016
Continue to keep counting down our top twenty favorite tweets about Donald Trump's bad behavior in Colorado Springs.
At his event,Trump bullies award-winning Fire Marshall. Does he even know what a Fire Marshall does? https://t.co/Cymy3AnCnM— marshstars (@marshstars) July 30, 2016
Trump?"Master of Construction?" Doesn't know shit about fire codes & wants to break the law! FUCKING RETARD!! https://t.co/v0oZXlGVOG— 20-Freedom-16 (@RobNassir) July 30, 2016
Sure, he's the "law and order" candidate. But mostly the law part, not so much the order.https://t.co/JTdE9lHMZ9— Trey Stokes (@TreyStokes) July 30, 2016
What the hell? He's just doing his job RT: Trump blasts fire marshal for capping rally attendance https://t.co/M8a4n6cDGZ— Elizabeth L. Garcia (@lizzylynngarcia) July 31, 2016
"They don’t know what the hell they’re doing" - Trump on the fire marshal protecting his event https://t.co/g3YYhZ9D4N— Arianna Huffington (@ariannahuff) August 1, 2016
Like Trump, I also will criticize the fire department...for letting him out. https://t.co/gSW5z1VIUu— Brian W Perry (@brianwperry) July 31, 2016
Uh...who bashed the fire department that rescued him from a stuck elevator? Just take a wild guess. https://t.co/9TQwPNcp86— Michael Tomasky (@mtomasky) July 31, 2016
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Donald, unbelievable. Even for you. Fire Chief Lacey deserves respect, not humiliation. How about an apology? 2/2 https://t.co/7lI7F765pc— John Hickenlooper (@hickforco) July 31, 2016