The world was warned at least 80 million times about the dangers of looking at the solar eclipse without protective, NASA approved glasses.
However, Donald Trump was (apparently) feeling brave yesterday, when he decided he did not GAF.
I cannot handle this right now. pic.twitter.com/JXjuHH2ivA— Jules (@jules_su) August 21, 2017
Scientists: Don't look straight at sun during eclipse.— Common White Girl (@CommonWhiteGrls) August 22, 2017
Trump: Hold my glasses. pic.twitter.com/1rek35VT1X
i want someone to look at me the way Trump looks at the eclipse pic.twitter.com/15pfqYpkFy— oneyun da prophet (@oneyun) August 21, 2017
To be fair, he did put on his glasses relatively quickly after those first (probably painful) peeks, and he didn't appear to stare at it for long. (It's still funny, though.)
Trump later gave a televised address regarding Afghanistan.
Check out the highlights below.
Pres. Trump on Afghanistan strategy: "We will not talk about numbers of troops or our plans for further military activities." pic.twitter.com/eJzGDl8Oc3— ABC News (@ABC) August 22, 2017
Pres. Trump: “From now on, victory will have a clear definition...stopping mass terror attacks against America before they emerge.” pic.twitter.com/1EDOL8IAnL— ABC News (@ABC) August 22, 2017