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Donald Trump's Paper Towel Toss refers to jokes about footage of the 45th President of the United States Donald Trump throwing out rolls of paper towels to Hurricane Maria victims during his visit to Puerto Rico in early October 2017.
On October 3rd, 2017, Associated Press photographer Evan Vucci photographed Trump shooting rolls of paper towels as if they were basketballs into a crowd hurricane victims in Puerto Rico (shown below).
That day, Wall Street Journal Deputy News Director Tom Namako tweeted the photograph along with a quote describing the event written by BuzzFeed News White House correspondent Adrian Carrasquillo (shown below).
Shortly after, other Twitter users began posting tweets condemning Trump's behavior as disrespectful, including @FullFrontalSamB and @ShaunKing (shown below).
Meanwhile, Redditor RaboKarabek posted the photo of Trump to /r/photoshopbattles, where several users posted photoshopped variations in the comment section (shown below). In the coming days, several news sites published articles about the online reaction to the photograph, including The Daily Dot, UpRoxx and Time.
 The Daily Dot – Trumps Puerto Rican paper towel toss becomes an instant meme