Steve Mnuchin’s Money Shot With Wife Makes Twitter Drip With Sarcasm

“Why do Treasury Sec Mnuchin and his wife insist on posing for photos that make them look like Bond villains?”

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and his wife Louise Linton were in the money Wednesday — and Twitter was rich with sarcastic replies about it.

Social media erupted with sarcasm after a photo of Mnuchin and his wife posing with giant sheets of paper money were published. Twitter users had no problem minting humor from the situation.

“These are gonna look great in documentaries about financial crimes that happened on Mnuchin’s watch,” one tweet prognosticated.

“Steve Mnuchin and his wife basically spend every day trying to convince people they should be the first to go in a revolution,” read another response.

“Why do Treasury Sec Mnuchin and his wife insist on posing for photos that make them look like Bond villains?” wondered another observer.

“So we now have The Trophy Wife posing with the new currency? This tone deaf clown Mnuchin and Marie Antoinette-Mnuchin should be chased out of our country,” commentator Keith Olbermann chimed in.

“Beautiful photo of Louise Linton with the love of her life and also Steven Mnuchin,” one wag wrote.

“I’m starting to get the feeling that Louise Linton may not have married Steven Mnuchin because of his charm, wit, or rugged good looks,” read another response.

Mnuchin and Linton have struggled with the public’s perception of them as out of touch with the American public in the past. In August, a Twitter user went at Linton after she tagged her clothes with designer labels on Instagram.

“Glad we could pay for your little getaway #deplorable,” jennimiller29 wrote on Linton’s Instagram page, noting Linton’s post naming designers like Valentino and Tom Ford she was wearing in the photo, taken when she and Mnuchin stepped off a U.S. government plane in Kentucky.

Linton didn’t help matters much when she shot back, “Have you given more to the economy than me andmy [sic] husband? Either as an individual earner in taxes OR in self sacrifice [sic] to your country? I’m pretty sure we paid more taxes toward our ‘trip’ than you did.”

Linton later apologized for tagging the clothes.