Yes, you read that headline correctly! The President of the United States and the leader of the free world has just blocked me on Twitter for comparing him to an omelette.
An omelette! Seriously, this is the most powerful person on the planet and instead of ruling; he is blocking people on social media because of his own insecurities.
You are denser than Sherwood Forest and thicker than a chocolate omelette!— Charlie Proctor (@MonarchyUK) June 24, 2017
I did not tweet him with the intention of causing a commotion; I just saw his tweet "MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN" and thought 'what an idiot'!
Unfortunately (or fortunately) because I am verified on Twitter, other verified users tend to see my tweets.
I've done some digging, and it does indeed look like the 71-year-old personally blocked me with his own tiny fingers. Sometimes his staff tweet for him, but when he sends an all CAPS message about making America 'great again', you know that rubbish can only come from his mouth.
On a serious note though, if nothing else, Donald Trump's actions prove democracy is dead. Although it might not have been the most intellectual message to send to the President, it was not threatening or slanderous. I receive much worse on a daily basis, yet the most powerful man in the world cannot tolerate it!
And I live next to Sherwood Forest, and trust me it is dense!— Charlie Proctor (@MonarchyUK) June 24, 2017
This man has access to nuclear weapons! What happens if Putin or Merkel inadvertently compares Trump to a culinary delight? Will he be as quick to fiddle with the nuclear button as he is to press the block button?
He is so easily provoked it is worrying. If I compared Boris Johnson to a sticky toffee pudding, I expect he will just call me a 'mutton-headed old mugwump'. I never thought I would say this but thank goodness for Etonian education!
Of course, maybe I am reading too much into the whole chocolate omelette remark. Maybe the President wasn't happy with the comparison I made to Sherwood Forest. This would be quite understandable, as one New York citizen told me: "He's our backwards Robin Hood who can't handle criticism or the presidency."
"He's our backwards Robin Hood who can't handle criticism or the presidency."
On the plus side, I am now part of an exclusive club with other ordinary world citizens blocked by the President of the United States. Another welcome mercy is that I am now formally excused from having to view his incoherent nonsense. As a journalist, I felt it was my duty to follow him - now he has put me out of my misery.