Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, Or was it just stealing something that wasn’t yours?

Donald Trump Takes Over @POTUS Twitter Account and uses the cover photo from Obama’s inauguration and . . . a D.C. Bake Shop was specifically hired to replicate Obama’s cake.

Twitter Account

The new @POTUS and @VP Twitter accounts, belonging to the offices of the President and Vice President, respectively, have posted their first tweets under the new administration’s ownership.

The @POTUS account is already being scrutinized as Trump’s first Twitter account background was a photo from the Barack Obama’s presidential inauguration instead of his.

The @POTUS Twitter background was then changed to a generic image of the American flag before being swapped again to a photo of Trump looking out of a window.

“Full Frontal With Samantha Bee” account tweeted:
“Noticed you had to use an old Obama inauguration photo for your banner, so we fixed it for you,” the

Full Frontal Samantha Bee Tweet to Trump

Contrary to some reports, the @POTUS account was not technically handed off to Trump. President Obama’s @POTUS account has turned into @POTUS44, retaining the 13.7 million followers he obtained during his tenure. The @POTUS account is brand new.

Obama’s Cake

On Friday, January 20, 2017, celebrity baker Duff Goldman – of TV’s Ace Of Cakes – tweeted that the cake at Trump’s inauguration looked suspiciously similar to the one he made for Obama in 2012:


It turns out that D.C.’s Buttercream Bake Shop was specifically hired to replicate Obama’s cake (which says some interesting things about how the Trump administration works), and rather than trying to avoid politics, they casually explain that all of the profits from the job are being donated to the Human Rights Campaign – an LGBT advocacy group.

Imitation is beginning to look more like a lack of imagination and originality.

Links to stories:

Trump Administration Takes Over @POTUS Twitter Account, Uses Cover Photo From Obama’s Inauguration

Bakery admits it copied Obama cake for Trump’s inauguration, but with a fun twist

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