Eric Trumpmust not be too familiar with has fathers Twitter feed.
No matter what side it is with, you are always going to get backlash. You are going to have a few people who have nothing better to do than to sit behind a computer and send a mean tweet. Its unfortunate, but its the nature of the game.
Trump was responding to a question about golfer Rory McIlroy, who came under fire on social media after playing a round of golf with the president.
Trumps father, of course, is known for using Twitter as a platform to hurl insults.The New York Times has a list of 325 people, places and things Trump has insulted on Twitter since he declared his candidacy.
Eric Trump also complained that politics is mean.
Politics is a mean game, Trump told the Independent. I always said real estate is the most cut-throat industry in the world but it is nothing compared to some of these politicians.
His father on the campaign trail incited violence against protesters, criticized the family of a fallen soldier, and suggested that the father of then-rival Ted Cruz had a role in the assassination of JFK.
Eric Trump isnt the only member of the first family to express a thin awareness of Donald Trumps persona on social media.