What Trump Was Really Doing at the Western Wall, and Other Twitter Favorites

Trump hasn't had it easy since he touched down in the Holy Land, and for good reason

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President Trump looking for a miracle at the Western Wall, Jerusalem, February 22, 2017.
President Trump looking for a miracle at the Western Wall, Jerusalem, February 22, 2017.Credit: Ronen Zvulun/ AP
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Amid grandiose statements of regional peace and unprecedented levels of loving, U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Israel that began on Monday has not been without its lighter moments. Twitter in particular has proven to be an especially busy hive for those poking fun at the president from the moment he stepped off the plane.

Trump's visit to Jerusalem's Western Wall, the first by a sitting U.S. president, was an especially popular target, and justifiably so perhaps, for a leader who rode the wave to victory on the back of a promise to build an "impenterable, physical, tall, powerful, beautiful" wall all of his own.

People often turn to God to ask for assistance during life's more testing moments, and at the Western Wall it is traditional for Jews to stuff handwritten petitions into the walls many holes and cracks. Others thought Trump might find the holes in the wall more useful for other reasons.

And then there was the moment a B-list Likud Member of Knesset, Oren Hazan, grabbed the president, and the headlines, for a shameless selfie after sneaking his way into the greeting line.

Here is the same MK, in 1967.

And then of course, there was this: Who can say now that Trump isn't spreading the love?

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