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Trump Supporters Love the President’s Taped-Together Tie

Turns out there are positive things about his alternative tie clip.

Donald Trump with tape on tie Photo: Orlando Sentinel/Getty Images

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If you don’t know that the President of the United States of America tapes his tie together, where have you been? Esteemed menswear publications such as Esquire and GQ have been hard at work covering this beat, writing eloquent headlines like “Trump's Tie Is Held Together with Scotch Tape, Not Unlike Our Fragile Democracy.”

But as in every battle, there are two sides, even a side that sees the good in taping a tie together. Commenters on a photo Fox News posted to Instagram are excited to jump to the defense of this menswear hack. They see the tie as a symbol for something deeper.

It makes him relatable:

Fox News Instagram comment on Trump’s taped-together tie
Fox News Instagram comment on Trump’s taped-together tie
Fox News Instagram comment on Trump’s taped-together tie

It proves he’s busy with more pressing issues:

Fox News Instagram comment on Trump’s taped-together tie
Fox News Instagram comment on Trump’s taped-together tie

It makes him a savvy spender, and is one of the reasons for his wealth:

Fox News Instagram comment on Trump’s taped-together tie
Fox News Instagram comment on Trump’s taped-together tie

It makes him resourceful:

Fox News Instagram comment on Trump’s taped-together tie

He supports “Great American” businesses:

It makes him qualified for a job at LifeHacker:

Fox News Instagram comment on Trump’s taped-together tie

It’s Fake News:

Fox News Instagram comment on Trump’s taped-together tie