Donald Trump’s Sour New Year’s Tweet Gets Slaughtered on Social Media

“Looks like somebody woke up on the wrong side of humanity this morning,” one Twitter follower responded

Last Updated: December 31, 2016 @ 5:13 PM

The words “Happy New Year” casually roll off the tongue of most without sarcasm or condition. But many people — we’re talking a whole lot of people — didn’t receive President-elect Donald Trump’s holiday tidings with the hope and joy in which they’re usually sent.

Maybe this is why:

Folks on Twitter immediately picked up on the tone and ran off with it, among them, a few notables, like senior editor at The Atlantic David Frum, Soze Agency co-founder Michael Skolink, Rosie O’Donnell and composer Diane Warren.

Democratic activist Michael Skolnik posted a series of tweets comparing Trump’s wishes to those of President Obama in 2008:

Lots of others followed suit with sarcasm and scorn, here’s a sampling:

@realDonaldTrump – we know what to do RESIST YOU – and everything you represent #notANYONESpresident #resist #liar #cheater #fraud #crook
– Rosie (@Rosie) December 31, 2016

@realDonaldTrump Like EVERYTHING else, let’s make even New Years about U and all your “enemies”. WTF grow up
– Diane Warren (@Diane_Warren) December 31, 2016

@realDonaldTrump U seem to have forgotten that U lost the popular vote by almost 3 million but we haven’t…
– Diane Warren (@Diane_Warren) December 31, 2016

@realDonaldTrump Let it go dude. Let it go. pic.twitter.com/kSwzCcqWYv
– Terry McDermott (@TerryMacMusic) December 31, 2016

@shegeek it’s beyond ridiculous… i mean c’mon, pull your shit together 20 days before your sworn in…
– Apple-Elgatha (@iamchefapple) December 31, 2016

@realDonaldTrump You are not great at being human.
– Hank Green (@hankgreen) December 31, 2016

@hankgreen@realDonaldTrump wishing people a happy new year is usually the easiest presidential task behind pardoning the turkey
– The Gregory Brothers (@gregorybrothers) December 31, 2016

@gregorybrothers@hankgreen@realDonaldTrump I thank u meant to post this, ur #TinyHands bump extra keyz pic.twitter.com/rmSJRbfpUw
– Asstro Logic (@Asstro_Logic) December 31, 2016

@ZeRoyalViking@realDonaldTrump would it have been so hard to just tweet out…”Happy New Years. Look forward to serving you in 2017?”
– Chilled Chaos (@ChilledChaos) December 31, 2016

@realDonaldTrump looks like somebody woke up on the wrong side of humanity this morning
– Jon Cozart (@JonCozart) December 31, 2016

@realDonaldTrump why are you such a petulant little child? You’re so embarrassing.
– MalyndaHale (@MalyndaHale) December 31, 2016

@realDonaldTrump Happy New Year, Mr. Bottomless Pit of Need! xo
– Molly Knight (@molly_knight) December 31, 2016

.@realDonaldTrump You’re the president-elect! Is it too much to ask you to have some dignity? You sound like you just won at dodgeball.
– (((BrokeAssStuart))) (@BrokeAssStuart) December 31, 2016