The pen has never been mightier. President Donald Trump's Sharpie pen, that is.

Trump's suspected use of a signature black Sharpie to alter a hurricane map has triggered thousands of mocking tweets, late-night comedy jokes and a viral internet meme. It has also further fused a staple of American homes and offices with the image of a highly divisive president, showing that even a humdrum marker maker can be swept up in the constant furore surrounding the Trump White House.

Trump is a longtime user of the Sharpie pen, whose thick bold imprint is a visual reflection of Trump's blunt

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