An EBONY Magazine tweet set heads scratching when it claimed that newly-elected California Senator Kamala Harris would be the first ever African-American Senator.
As you can see, the tweet is particularly confusing since the second sentence contradicts the first. Perhaps EBONY meant to say that Harris was the first African-American Senator from California?
Still, the tweet somehow stayed up, only to suddenly inspire mockery two days later.
@EBONYMag Fire your interns.
— (((Popehat))) (@Popehat) November 11, 2016
@EBONYMag Edward Brooke. Barack Obama. Tim Scott. Corey Booker. All African-American senators. How did this get thru editing?
— Matt Baxendell (@MattBaxendell) November 11, 2016
@EBONYMag This post is incredibly wrong and contradicts itself. You probably should delete and post again.
— Michael T McPhearson (@MTMcPhearson) November 9, 2016
— Connor (@Conman_404) November 11, 2016
— Brad Thor (@BradThor) November 11, 2016
You just unpersoned Edward Brooke, Carol Moseley Braun, Barack Obama (!), Cory Booker, and Tim Scott. https://t.co/CM5dLrHwEj
— Sean Davis (@seanmdav) November 11, 2016
— Noah Rothman (@NoahCRothman) November 11, 2016
Somebody remind me… what did Obama do for a living before this? https://t.co/xHDJeadF8P
— Jim Treacher (@jtLOL) November 11, 2016
logically impossible https://t.co/l9VPJ4Zsop
— James Taranto (@jamestaranto) November 11, 2016
— ConservativeBlackMan (@Thomasismyuncle) November 11, 2016
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