Trump fans are totally trashing Lindsey Vonn because she said she wanted to represent the American people and not Trump. Then she failed to medal in her event, and now they’re ripping her to shreds on Twitter.
Here’s a selection:
Lindsey Vonn 🎿 made a mistake that cost her the gold on the Super G. It wasn’t the mistake on the last turn... it was telling half of America she wasn’t representing us because we support @realDonaldTrump. Why alienate so many who would’ve supported you? #MAGA🇺🇸⛷ pic.twitter.com/Sz25iivlxc— Amber Nicole (@FindingAnswers) February 17, 2018
Skier Lindsey Vonn says shell "represent our country, but not Trump" at Olympics What an unintelligent remark. Lindsey, Donald Trump is our President . Get over it. Can't help that you don't like him, but obviously you didn't get the message of the election .#MAGA.— Rick Putnam (@rickputnam47) January 6, 2018
#lindseyvonn fuck lindsey vonn traitor. Crash and burn please— Wayne (@realist124e) February 17, 2018
Lindsey Vonn,— Philip Schuyler (@FiveRights) February 17, 2018
In explaining your errors, you omitted your biggest one: your politics.
You abhorred Trump but couldn't articulate why.
That turned millions of ppl against you.
Americans don't like haters.
She seemed unfazed by her less than optimal performance:
Frustrating to be so close to the podium and to have made such a big mistake...but that’s ski racing. I’m proud of the way I skied and how I attacked the course. I gave it my all and came up short. That’s life. Now it’s on to the Downhill! 💪🏻— lindsey vonn (@lindseyvonn) February 17, 2018
And she responded to her Twitter trolls:
I just spent last 20 min's reading thru tweets directed at @lindseyvonn. Sickened & disgusted once again by the lack of humanity that engulfs our country. She just raced her damn heart out & Trump supporters gloat/cheer/celebrate her inability to medal. Is this what we've become?— Julie Foudy (@JulieFoudy) February 17, 2018
It’s ok Julie. Not everyone has to like me but my family loves me and I sleep well at night. I work hard and try to be the best person I can be. If they don’t like me 🤷🏼♀️ their loss I guess... Thank you for the support🙏🏻❤️ https://t.co/EaySJE7QAe— lindsey vonn (@lindseyvonn) February 17, 2018
This video has some of the comments that got so many people angry:
The vitriol is just weird to me. I wish people could just let things go instead of whining about everything, but I guess that’s the age we live in.