|RT | May 22, 2017|
|© Jonathan Ernst / Reuters|
The bizarre moment has sent the Twitteratti into overdrive, turning the incident – which looks suspiciously like a meeting of evil geniuses – into an instant meme.
@KingSalman and @POTUS inaugurate The Global Center for Combatting Extremist Ideology in Riyadh. #RiyadhSummitpic.twitter.com/do6cFL7wBW— Saudi Embassy (@SaudiEmbassyUSA) May 21, 2017
The leaders placed their hands on a glowing miniature globe in order to officially open the center and launch a futuristic welcome video.
Netizens have taken to Twitter to suggest that the image is actually a sign of witchcraft and wizardry and that Trump was harnessing the dark powers of the supernatural world.
"Double, double toil and trouble;— Bill Kristol (@BillKristol) May 21, 2017
Fire burn, and caldron bubble." pic.twitter.com/Zp7whnPzCk
just some billionaires gathering in the dark and holding a glowing orb. probably fine— jon hendren (@fart) May 21, 2017
A lot of people say the Orb is evil. Stupid! I will negotiate with the Orb, make it work for us. Good deal for everyone!!! Hail the Orb. pic.twitter.com/vmN12iTulB— Matt Roller (@rolldiggity) May 21, 2017
"If, together, we hold the orb, it will tell us our greatest foe…— James Ball (@jamesrbuk) May 21, 2017
"It's speaking! I hear it!
"It's…it's the aide who allowed this photo." pic.twitter.com/pj67JWbtwO
Just when you thought the Trump-Saudi-regime-Toby-Keith imbroglio couldn't get any more Hollywood-level absurd, behold: the glowing orb pic.twitter.com/U7qiJsI4CF— Ben Norton (@BenjaminNorton) May 21, 2017
For clarification, this is not a Satanic ritual. pic.twitter.com/CccP39fqN4— The Church Of Satan (@ChurchofSatan) May 22, 2017