France just trolled Donald Trump, and it’s left us in stitches [VIDEO]

Jessica Gay

Since his election, Donald Trump has been the subject of many trolling memes and videos. How could we forget Sweden’s picture troll, for example? Or the Netherlands welcoming Trump in his own words? But the latest video to come from France could just pip these countries to the post for the most hilarious troll of Trump so far.

The video

The video was posted on YouTube on 16 February by French TV channel C8. It echos similar videos created about other countries which feature the slogan ‘America First, [our country] Second’. Each is a spoof tourism video about the particular country narrated in Trump’s voice – voiced by artists Greg Shapiro and Shaun Streeter.

France’s version has already been watched by over 350,000 people. And while it’s not the first to have come out, it includes some hilarious quips and comparisons.

After a brief introduction, spoof Trump says:

Holland said that they’re the second best country in the world. But we have our own Holland. Francois Hollande. End of story.

The video goes on to satirise Trump’s policies and controversial opinions. This includes his lack of support for LGBT rights, plans to deport people from certain countries, and his tendency to brand things as ‘fake’.

The ‘America First, [our country] Second’ spoof video series has proven very popular. Its Facebook page has gained over 54,000 likes in less than a month – having set up shop on 2 February. And with the rise of hateful ideologies like Trump’s, we can surely expect much more satire like this in months to come.

Get Involved!

– See more TrumpWatch articles at The Canary Global.

– Watch other spoof videos in the series.

– Support The Canary.

Featured image via YouTube

We need your help ...

The coronavirus pandemic is changing our world, fast. And we will do all we can to keep bringing you news and analysis throughout. But we are worried about maintaining enough income to pay our staff and minimal overheads.

Now, more than ever, we need a vibrant, independent media that holds the government to account and calls it out when it puts vested economic interests above human lives. We need a media that shows solidarity with the people most affected by the crisis – and one that can help to build a world based on collaboration and compassion.

We have been fighting against an establishment that is trying to shut us down. And like most independent media, we don’t have the deep pockets of investors to call on to bail us out.

Can you help by chipping in a few pounds each month?

The Canary Support us

Comments are closed