Barack Obama’s Charlottesville, Va., Tweet Breaks Twitter Record

Pete Souza/The White House

When you live in a world where your current president won’t disavow white supremacy, but it only takes the former president, Barack Obama, less than 140 characters to condemn racism, you’re left wondering (once again), “What did we do to ever deserve Donald Trump?”

Obama’s tweet has now become the most liked tweet ever, a tweet in which Obama used a quote from Nelson Mandela to sum up the sentiments that everyone who’s not a white supremacist that a lot of people have:


And, of course, the photo used in the tweet was taken by Pete Souza, who has gone from being the official White House photographer while Obama was in office to someone who meticulously trolls Trump on Instagram.

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Yesha Callahan

Bye, Kinja! It's been fun (occasionally).