Wow. Just wow. I…just wow.
Last week, Donald Trump sent out this astounding retweet:
The tweet was deleted, but wowzers. Among the items it contains:
- A swastika next to Jeb Bush.
- Numerous stereotypes about Hispanics.
Trump’s team said, “This was retweeted by Mr. Trump like hundreds of others. He did not see the accompanying image and the retweet has since been deleted.” That’s all well and good, but did he also miss the reference to Jeb Bush as “JOSE”? Come on. Is anyone minding the store over there?
At this point, I honestly cannot figure out if Trump’s social media team is incompetent, or if he does this intentionally as a way of getting attention. To review, here’s a list of the stupid and offensive things that Donald Trump does on social media. This includes:
- October 2015: Trump sends retweet which implies Iowa voters are brain dead.
- September 2015: Trump holds #AskTrump and gets media attention for how hilarious the responses are.
- September 2015: Trump deletes nasty 9/11 tweet from two years prior, thus ensuring that the tweet gets even more attention.
- September 2015: Trump retweets picture of a “voter’s Dad” – when it’s actually a picture of Jeremy Cobryn, the newly elected head of the British Labour Party.
- July 2015: Trump tweets picture which contains image of Nazi soldiers.
- July 2015: Trump retweets – then deletes – a picture which calls Jeb Bush’s wife an illegal immigrant.
- July 2015: Trump retweets an image of “someone’s parents” – actually a picture of British serial killers.
- August & September 2014: Trump – twice – messes up endorsements of political figures.
I think we all know what Trump should say to his social media team: You’re fired!
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