The election yesterday between Republican Rick Saccone and Democrat Conor Lamb for Pennsylvania’s District 18 was extremely close, even for a longtime-red district. Before the election, to help court voters, Donald Trump not only visited coal country for a rather unhinged rally, he sent his son Donald Trump Jr. to tour local businesses with Saccone.
One of the stops they made was to the Sarris Chocolate factory in Canonsburg. There a peculiarly angled Pittsburgh Post-Gazette photo immediately became ripe for meme-ing on Twitter and elsewhere:
In the end, except for a funny photo, the visit was for naught. It looks like Lamb pulled off a surprise upset in the election, winning by under a thousand votes (although we wouldn’t be surprised if a recount is imminent). And Trump Jr. had a pretty good response to his recent meme-ification: