Trump Dumping Fish Food in a Koi Pond Outraged the Internet, but Is It ‘Fake News’?

t's no secret that Donald Trump acts like a toddler. So it was natural to believe that when he was seen dumping a bunch of fish food into a koi pond in Japan, it was...not what he was supposed to be doing.

Trump is on a five-nation tour of Asia. During his visit with Shinzo Abe, the prime minister of Japan, the two world leaders decided to take a moment to feed the fishies in the koi pond of the Akasaka Palace in Tokyo. Both men were handed a box of fish food with a spoon, and they started sprinkling fish food into the pond slowly, like adults. They quickly lost patience, however, and since they are heads of countries and have a lot to do, they decided to quickly dump out the rest and return to their discussions of foreign affairs (which we assume is just Trump asking Abe where all the best Japanese golf courses are).

This seemingly minor overfeeding of the fish instantly became a point of Internet outrage, but was it warranted?

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