Connect with us


Trump Mocked for Saying NASA Should Not Be Going to the Moon – After Just Bragging He Told NASA to Go to the Moon



Americans may be experiencing a severe case of social media whiplash after President Donald Trump’s tweets about the moon.

Just three weeks ago Trump bragged he had directed NASA to put the first woman on the moon, and to do so in four years. He even promised the space agency a huge budget to get the job done.

“NASA is planning on sending the first woman ever and the first man in nearly five decades to the moon by 2024, thanks to an additional increase to the agency’s budget by President Trump,” CNN reported just two weeks later.

Going back to the moon has been a Trump priority for years. Here’s the President in late 2017, on going to the moon:

Fast forward to today.

Trump blasts NASA for even talking about going to the moon – which, he has decided, is a part of Mars.

That was just too much for most people to handle.

Here’s how some are responding (and yes, there’s a lot of sarcasm in some of these!):



Enjoy this piece?

… then let us make a small request. The New Civil Rights Movement depends on readers like you to meet our ongoing expenses and continue producing quality progressive journalism. Three Silicon Valley giants consume 70 percent of all online advertising dollars, so we need your help to continue doing what we do.

NCRM is independent. You won’t find mainstream media bias here. From unflinching coverage of religious extremism, to spotlighting efforts to roll back our rights, NCRM continues to speak truth to power. America needs independent voices like NCRM to be sure no one is forgotten.

Every reader contribution, whatever the amount, makes a tremendous difference. Help ensure NCRM remains independent long into the future. Support progressive journalism with a one-time contribution to NCRM, or click here to become a subscriber. Thank you. Click here to donate by check.

Continue Reading
Click to comment


Copyright © 2019 AlterNet Media.