First-year students and the President of The United States have a lot more in common than you might think.

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1. Sending nonsensical messages in the middle of the night

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Both Freshers and Donald Trump are prone to sending absolute nonsense in the middle of the night. You can always find Freshers drunkenly Snapchatting their cheesy chips while leaving long, sob-filled voicemails to their exes because they’re absolutely microwaved after pounding Cheeky Vimtos all night. And as we all know, Donald Trump is very good at Tweeting such eloquent and presidential messages as ‘covfefe’ at 12 am, but this is because he’s old and bonkers.

2. Constantly fighty

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Something about that new-found freedom, the taste of Glen’s vodka and the desire to impress people they fancy has Freshers (particularly the blokes) throwing punches outside chicken shops like a real-life version of Whack-a-mole. Donald Trump recently offered to arm-wrestle a ridiculously muscular steelworker, for no other reason than that he wasn’t sure what to do next and thought a bit of physical competition was an appropriate response. Thank god Freshers don’t have nuclear weapons.

3. They always look really rough

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A combination of late nights, late mornings, no money for haircuts and a diet of pizza and cereal gives Freshers a slightly grey tinge to their skin, hair that animals might well be living in and clothes that no longer fit. Trump’s mad orange candy-floss hair, absurd tennis shorts and fake-tan induced jaundice is equally horrifying to behold.

4. Terrible, terrible diets

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The Freshers’ diet, guaranteed to make you put on two stone in three semesters, comprises of cold pizza for breakfast, dry cereal for lunch, an upsettingly bland meal deal for afternoon snack and a horrifying array of dismembered chicken (or possibly pigeon) joints, served in a packet that’s more grease than paper for dinner. Trump’s go-to meal is two Big Macs, two Fillet-O-Fish, and a chocolate milkshake, which is a recipe for both gastrointestinal distress and the need for a three-hour long nap.

5. Everyone hates them

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Freshers are whiny little snotty so and so's. And Donald Trump is… well, Donald Trump.

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