Finnish people aren't exactly known for their sense of humor. The famously introverted Nordic folk have an often dark and sarcastic take on things, and most of their jokes have something to do with drinking, a favorite pastime, or poking fun at their equally odd neighbors, the Swedes.

However, the antics of Donald Trump have once again proved fertile ground for comedy. His bizarre, off-the-cuff remarks about Finnish raking habits has given them a chance to showcase their quirky, sardonic humor in the form of Donald Trump memes, mocking him mercilessly, and boy is it funny!

Donald Trump's Twitter comments were made in response to the tragic California wildfires, where he has dug himself a hole of his own making by criticizing forest management instead of showing Presidential support and empathy for the victims. “You gotta take care of the floors,” he said. “You know the floors of the forest, very important... I was with the President of Finland... he called it a forest nation and they spent a lot of time on raking and cleaning and doing things, and they don't have any problem.”

The comparison is an odd one as Finland is much colder and wetter than California, and the forests contain tree varieties that are much less likely to catch fire. And while he did mention the virtues of their forest management system, the Finnish President has claimed not to recall any such mention of raking. Raking and cleaning forest floors is simply not a regular part of fire prevention in Finland! The remark appears to be an attempt to justify Trump's bizarre urge to point the finger of blame in the aftermath of a tragedy, similar to his distasteful comments following Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.

In response, Finns have been taking to Twitter, rakes in hand, to mock the President's misguided remarks. Scroll down below to check out the hilarious Trump memes for yourself, and let us know what you think in the comments!

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Just a Purpler
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2 years ago

I mean, we only have one border so that last line isn't that hard to figure out. XD

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Jose Baeyens
Community Member
2 years ago

Tweet less, rake more !

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diane a
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2 years ago

All we need now is a Trump-Prevention Tip

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LOttawa
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2 years ago

This one made me laugh more than it should have...LOL

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Mother Mary Helen
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2 years ago

YES!!! I adore this picture.

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Marta Puig
Community Member
2 years ago

your post brought me out of my misery <3

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Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

And look, Finns have so much surplus electricity they do not even need a power cord!

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diane a
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2 years ago

Perfect - quick get the hairspray

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Marta Puig
Community Member
2 years ago

man, your humour has set me off like a bomb

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Ryo Bakura
Community Member
2 years ago

Are you Scott Bakula?

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Ryo Bakura
Community Member
2 years ago

Stormtrooper - Fire Safety division.

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Marta Puig
Community Member
2 years ago

omg it's too much lolololol

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My O My
Community Member
2 years ago

Swings in winter mode😂

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Rhaitsuni B
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2 years ago

😋😂

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Ryo Bakura
Community Member
2 years ago

"Hey sweetie, wanna have sex?" "Can't, raking up leaves." "Same. I hate our government."

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Ryo Bakura
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

"I am hereby, effective immediately, withdrawing the U.S. from the Rake Treaty with Finland. It was a useless treaty, implemented by our former "president", and I'm determined to prove America can stand on its own two legs, and rake its own forests. Now, where's that kid who mowed the White House lawn?"

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Symbole Simple
Community Member
2 years ago

Kung Fu raking

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Vivi-Mari Carpelan
Community Member
2 years ago

Ahahaha, that classic painting..!!! Yeah we all know the reality behind it.

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My O My
Community Member
2 years ago

Brilliant idea actually

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Anne Gregory
Community Member
2 years ago

Someone must have forgotten to rake the leaves off the roof :)

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Allie G.
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2 years ago

Burn it

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Symbole Simple
Community Member
2 years ago

They need all the paws they can get!

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Ryo Bakura
Community Member
2 years ago

"Rake rake rake, rake rake rake, rake your booty."

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Marta Puig
Community Member
2 years ago

you are H I L A R I O U S

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Ryo Bakura
Community Member
2 years ago

You missed a bit.

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Community Member
2 years ago

Lol

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Pretty Pangolin
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2 years ago

Can't be too careful.

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ADHORTATOR
Community Member
2 years ago

Must be a cover version of Depeche Mode "I just can't rake enough"

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Kiki
Community Member
2 years ago

DRAGON BALL!!

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Symbole Simple
Community Member
2 years ago

Simply horrifyng!

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BusLady
Community Member
2 years ago

Even Senior citizens are not exempt.

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Last Hurrah
Community Member
2 years ago

POTUS: "I don't need no stinking rake. I'll just use my hands."

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Jose Baeyens
Community Member
2 years ago

In some families this tradition is so old that their last name is based on it : Rake-unen for example.

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Symbole Simple
Community Member
2 years ago

Well, things'll look bad if they get caught in a fire during a fight!

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Symbole Simple
Community Member
2 years ago

When you're busy raking but your pet thinks you're playing with him

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Symbole Simple
Community Member
2 years ago

I bet stores are running out of those in Finland

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Symbole Simple
Community Member
2 years ago

That's dangerous! What with all the leaves laying around! What could go wrong?

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Mother Mary Helen
Community Member
2 years ago

or.... Make America Rake Again

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BusLady
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

Trump never raked the first time. He can't even operate an umbrella, much less a rake.

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Carol Roeder
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2 years ago

All things are best learned at an early age.

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BusLady
Community Member
2 years ago

You gonna have to cut down all those trees, Son!

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Ryo Bakura
Community Member
2 years ago

"Child labour!" "It's to prevent forest fires." "Oh. Pick up the pace, kid."

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Ryo Bakura
Community Member
2 years ago

Not only that, but you painstakingly glued each and every one of them back onto the trees, thus preventing further need to rake that particular forest again. Madam, I salute your ingenuity, and I hope one day to see you teaching this lesson to those in need, like America.

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