‘Lock Him Up’: Donald Trump’s Face Drops As He Notices Crowd Are Booing at World Series

'Lock Him Up': Donald Trump's Face Drops As He Notices Crowd Are Booing at World Series

Donald Trump’s face dropped at Game 5 of the World Series last night when he realised that he was being booed by baseball fans at the 41,000 capacity stadium. In the build up to Sunday’s match between the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros at the Nationals Park stadium in D.C., fans cheered and applauded as players stepped up to their bases. But the atmosphere turned when President Trump appeared on the jumbotron. The chorus of cheers turned into thundering boos when the commander-in-chief appeared on-screen beside First Lady Melania Trump and a group of Republicans—including Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida. A clip of the president slowly realising he’s not being cheered by fans was shared by documentary filmmaker Arlen Parsa. But the backlash against Trump from Nationals and Astros fans did not stop at booing. A large section of fans were filmed chanting “lock him up” after the jeering died down, appropriating the “lock her up” chant supporters of the president have directed at his 2016 presidential election rival Hillary Clinton. The hashtag “#LockHimUp” is top of the U.S. trending charts on Twitter at the time of writing, with thousands of people sharing clips, pictures and memes riffing on […]

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