On Saturday, the website created by Fox News pundit Tucker Carlson—The Daily Caller—shared video of a horse who owes her name to a slip of the presidential digits.
The 3 year-old filly's name is Covfefe—and she's on a winning streak. Saturday she won the Breeder's Cup at the Santa Anita racetrack.
The Daily Caller captioned the post:
"A horse named 'Covfefe' won a Breeder’s Cup event at Santa Anita today. Named after President Trump’s famous mistweet, she has now won six of her first eight races."
A horse named “Covfefe” won a Breeder’s Cup event at Santa Anita today. Named after President Trump’s famous mistwe… https://t.co/M59h3tPQXu— Daily Caller (@Daily Caller) 1572723389.0
From there, Mitch Roschelle of PricewaterhouseCoopers shared it with the simple hashtag #Covfefe. Then it caught President Donald Trump's attention.
Trump disputed Tucker Carlson/The Daily Caller's characterization of the origin of the nonsense word. Instead of a mistweet, perhaps it was a bit of higher wisdom.
Trump retweeted Roschelle with the caption:
"Great! But how do you know it was a 'mistweet?' May be something with deep meaning!"
Great! But how do you know it was a “mistweet?” May be something with deep meaning! https://t.co/00EXMCgQLp— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump) 1572867523.0
@realDonaldTrump https://t.co/KGxBrEG2dd— ChickenBarr (@ChickenBarr) 1572868828.0
Some Trump supporters didn't find a deep meaning, but did find a deep state conspiracy which included Google scrubbing all records everywhere of the completely real word covfefe.
@realDonaldTrump It’s Arabic for “I will stand up.” It’s what you tweeted on May 30th, 2017 - “Despite the constan… https://t.co/okvXtC6yCF— Educating Liberals (@Educating Liberals) 1572882653.0
But despite how compelling the evidence was of "the Google" removing a word from existence immediately after Trump tweeted it, most people had a simpler explanation.
@Education4Libs @realDonaldTrump It's a typo lmao— shrimp (@shrimp) 1572882728.0
@realDonaldTrump ludicrous goober says what— Jeff Tiedrich (@Jeff Tiedrich) 1572867581.0
Others focused on how deep the President is.
@realDonaldTrump You've never expressed or felt anything deeply that wasn't about money. https://t.co/uj36dYzapN— politicallandscaping (@politicallandscaping) 1572871848.0
@realDonaldTrump you are as deep as a microscope slide— A.R. Moxon (@A.R. Moxon) 1572872347.0
@JuliusGoat @realDonaldTrump And three times as fragile— CyricZ @ Garreg Mach (@CyricZ @ Garreg Mach) 1572873844.0
@realDonaldTrump You thought that Citizen Kane was about how great Charles Foster Kane was. You can’t see obvious m… https://t.co/5zUhAFcntc— JRehling (@JRehling) 1572879085.0
Others wondered when the President found time to tweet.
@MusicmanBU @lifesafeast @realDonaldTrump i think he should be doing his job personally but I guess we know what yo… https://t.co/PpkTjWiHTr— Multi (@Multi) 1572890605.0
@MusicmanBU @GravityBreak @lifesafeast @realDonaldTrump @POTUS If you measure tweeting shit all day and his word sa… https://t.co/Ny7BMCYjjz— Devin Nunes’ Parnas Calf (@Devin Nunes’ Parnas Calf) 1572908258.0
@realDonaldTrump https://t.co/NV1HDPZKBM— Jenni 🐢 (@Jenni 🐢) 1572867575.0
While some pointed out covfefe did gain meaning in 2017 as a legislation acronym.
@realDonaldTrump COVFEFE act Communications Over Various Feeds Electronically For Engagement • Sean Spicer “I think… https://t.co/ynKiYibmlA— AuroraBliss (@AuroraBliss) 1572869045.0
@realDonaldTrump https://t.co/PPE7lUDR0c https://t.co/FiaxPzj0OX— Kathy Bovenschen 🌻🇺🇸🗽❤️ (@Kathy Bovenschen 🌻🇺🇸🗽❤️) 1572868350.0
Others were just done being polite.
Covfefe—the horse—has an impressive pedigree. Her owner, Jaime Roth, said:
"We gave the name to her because we thought she was special and we thought the name was kind of funny."