As soon as he started running, the darkest and angriest corners of the internet realized that a man who publicly said all the terrible s**t they could only type might actually become the president. They set out to help him win the domain they knew best: the internet. And Trump noticed their support.
Now, Donald Trump doesn't know what Pepe is. But when he retweeted this bizarre channer meme, you can bet he understood the message of whoever made it:
We, trolls of the internet, are adopting you, Donald Trump.
And he welcomed their support, because Donald Trump believes in hiring the very best, most knowledgeable people to help him accomplish his goals. No one knows more about fighting on the internet than the dregs of 4chan and Reddit, and the "everyone" of 8chan. So Trump turned to them for meme advice: