For the past 29 years, December 1 has been observed as World AIDS Day, a time to reflect on our fight against the epidemic and on those lost to the virus. As is customary, the president of the United States, via The White House, issued a statement; this year’s is titled “President Donald J. Trump Proclaims December 1, 2017, as World AIDS Day.”

Both he and the first lady promoted the statement via their Twitter feeds:

At first glance, this doesn’t seem to be the sort of sentiment to raise eyebrows, let alone blood pressure. But this is Trump. A closer reading of the proclamation, in fact, leaves much to be desired. As evidenced below, AIDS activists, organizations and allies took to Twitter with proclamations of their own.