Donald Trump’s response the NY Times anonymous op-ed was swift and direct: The president called the source “gutless” and “phony,” and a threat to national security.
But the internet’s reaction to the article was a bit more disheveled; Readers wanted answers to many questions after the NY Times published the op-ed. Who wrote it? Which senior official, or officials, is part of the resistance within the Trump? Is the unnamed source even real?
They scratched their heads in confusion while sharing their theories on Twitter – many of which were hilarious memes featuring Vice President Mike Pence, who's denied being the author, First Lady Melania Trump, and others.