Trump Mocked For Typo-Riddled Tweetstorm Defending His Grammar: ‘He’s a Child’


President Donald Trump fired off a defensive tweet explaining his grammatical errors on Tuesday, claiming he intentionally misuses capital letters in posts to add emphasis to certain words — a clarification that was viciously ridiculed and mocked by everyone on Twitter.

“After having written many best selling books, and somewhat priding myself on my ability to write, it should be noted that the Fake News constantly likes to pour over my tweets looking for a mistake,” tweeted the President of the United States today. “I capitalize certain words only for emphasis, not b/c they should be capitalized!”

Twitter personalities were quick to point out the irony in the post, as Trump — in a tweet boasting about his writing ability — misused the word “pour,” as he presumably meant to use “pore over” instead.

Pundits, writers, and journalists shared jokes about the Trump tweet and some speculated that he may not have even written the post, as some of his tweets are shared by his communications staff. Check out a few of the top responses below:

Amid his Tuesday early evening tweetstorm, the president also attacked the Washington Post for their use of anonymous sources within the White House and close to Trump in their reporting.

“The Washington Post is constantly quoting ‘anonymous sources’ that do not exist,” tweeted the president. “Rarely do they use the name of anyone because there is no one to give them the kind of negative quote that they are looking for. They are a disgrace to journalism but then again, so are many others!”

Critics responded to the tweet by pointing out how Trump, along with the rest of country, just finished mourning the death of five newspaper staffers who were gunned down in an Annapolis, Maryland newsroom.

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