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Viral moment from Trump’s rally inspires funny #OneHandWaterChallenge meme

Henry Winkler, Congressman Ted Lieu, and some random Twitter users are now flexing their Trump-like ability to drink a glass of water without incident.

Viral moment from Trump’s rally inspires funny #OneHandWaterChallenge meme
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every now and then, some aspect of the trump era is so ridiculous that you have to stop and wonder, “how did we get here? how is this possible?”

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沙巴体育手机登录one such moment occurred over the weekend when the president successfully sipped some water and thousands of fans responded as though he’d just dropped a devastating, climactic diss in a rap battle.

沙巴体育手机登录this moment from trump’s goes far beyond the boundaries of parody even without any context, but here is a brief play-by-play of how it came to pass.

沙巴体育手机登录during the previous weekend, trump gave a typically shambolic commencement address at west point that raised some questions about the president’s health. he seemed to have difficulty , descending a treacherously handle-free , and also just talking at a normal pace.

沙巴体育手机登录although we are currently in the middle of a historic racial reckoning and covid-19 cases are spiking in several states, trump and spent a significant amount of the past week the ramp walk and two-hand sip. the ongoing defense of his west point speech crescendoed during the tulsa rally, during which he devoted to the topic, including over on the ramp alone.

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沙巴体育手机登录so that’s why thousands of unmasked citizens in an indoor space during a pandemic cheered for the world’s most powerful man to conquer a glass of water with one hand. since the moment has received so much attention online, with the above video of it alone netting 6.4 million views, it has inspired a meme.

沙巴体育手机登录people online have begun to take the #onehandwaterchallenge to prove they’re equally capable of the president’s extraordinary beverage achievements.

famous folks like henry winkler and congressman ted lieu are taking the challenge.

沙巴体育手机登录so are some random twitter users.

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and some folks on tiktok are getting into .

although young people are usually right at the center of viral challenges, nobody under the age of 35 seems to be involved in this one thus far. but the kids have already contributed plenty to .

沙巴体育手机登录are you physically able to drink a glass of water with one hand? tweet the video proof at .

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沙巴体育手机登录 is a writer and staff editor at fast company. his latest book, , is available from harper perennial.

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