The White House released a statement on Friday touting good economic news that the American economy grew by 4.1 percent in the second quarter of 2018. Whoever posted the meme on Twitter misspelled ‘United States’ in bold and ALL CAPS while quoting President Donald Trump.
The tweet has since been deleted, which is a violation of the Presidential Records Act.
“If economic growth continues at this pace, THE UNITED SATES [sic] ECONOMY WILL DOUBLE IN SIZE more than 10 years faster than it would have under President Bush or President Obama,” the White House said in a statement, quoting Trump.
Trump’s personal tweets are renowned for their typographical errors and atrocious grammar, though this sort of error coming from the White House is, as Trump would say, “sad!”
And again, tweets are official government records, so the White House’s deletion only digs the hole deeper.
In case it gets deleted: "United Sates." pic.twitter.com/uKqB1FfzyP
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) July 27, 2018
Trump really does have “the best people” and “the best words” were among some of the responses on Twitter.
He knows all the best words…he just can’t spell them. Or say them.
Trump's White House misspells 'United States' in embarrassing official statement https://t.co/H8fkfkhtrU via rawstory
— Ms. Crowley🎵 🇺🇸 (@fiercelyhonest) July 27, 2018
Maybe he just wants to change the name…or it reflects how you pronounce it with dentures falling out.
Trump's White House misspells 'United States' in embarrassing official statement https://t.co/1CNx1dVEKu
— tRick Salsman (@tRickSalsman) July 27, 2018
— snowflakelibtard (@payne_tammi) July 27, 2018
“Not the Onion.” Satirists must really be struggling these days.
NOT THE ONION — https://t.co/mFAIz10O26
— (((3-Toed Mitch))) (@PlainMushroomWt) July 27, 2018
“Embarrassing” pretty much sums it up.
This is beyond ridiculous. Who misspells the United States?
— Jason Kole (@JMKole) July 27, 2018
Their lack of attention to details is a major problem. It isn't Coastal Elitism that leads me to think that sloppiness here is a sign of carelessness elsewhere.
The United Sates is me and my husband at Shake Shack https://t.co/OOHMIaVpjD
— RaPUNzel (@RandilynIsIn) July 27, 2018
“Sates,” one person observed, is an anagram of “asset.” Hmmm…