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Everyone Made The Same Grim Joke When Trump Had A Band Play Before His Climate Change Announcement

"Kinda like the band playing on the deck of the Titanic?"

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On Thursday, President Trump held a press conference to announce his decision on whether to stay in the Paris Climate Accord. Before the announcement, the waiting crowd in the Rose Garden enjoyed some nice music.

Celebratory mood in the White House Rose Garden for Paris announcement. A jazz band is playing.

Jordan Fabian of The Hill reported that the ensemble was a Marine band that was playing jazz music.

A Marine Corps band is playing jazz before the Paris accord announcement

How nice.

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Pretty soon, everyone started to make the same salty joke.

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They compared the band playing as the White House was expected to announce pulling out of the Paris agreement, meant to combat global warming, with the band that played as the Titanic sank.

@jeffmason1 @realDonaldTrump Kinda like the band playing on the deck of the Titanic?

Ah, memories.

Ahhhh, all those fond memories of the band on the Titanic. https://t.co/fXUuBF8m6l

"What was that Titanic tune? 'Nearer My God To Thee?'"

@jeffmason1 @realDonaldTrump What was that Titantic tune? "Nearer My God To Thee"?

Although some hearkened back to other historical events.

@Jordanfabian @lrozen Fiddling while Rome burns

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Others made some ~warming~ puns.

@Jordanfabian I'm glad that they're in the shade. It is a nice sunny day after all.

"Jazz band in the Rose Garden playing 'Summertime'. A new lament for global warming as Trump pulls out of Paris."

Jazz band in the Rose Garden playing 'Summertime'. A new lament for global warming ?as Trump pulls out of Paris.

Or are they gonna play this classic ditty?

The jazz band at the White House is now playing a stirring rendition of the classic tune "But Her Emails"

Others imagined what the band may have to play in if global warming destroys the Earth.

"The jazz band playing at a White House event, circa 2040."

The jazz band playing at a White House event, circa 2040. https://t.co/KoE7obN0Sp

Stephanie McNeal is a social news editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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