Alright folks, you know how this works. Donald Trump tweets something objectionable and/or politically unwise, the Internet mocks him about it, pawn to D5.
Earlier today, the president went after the “many anti-police agitators” who showed up for a mostly-peaceful rally for free speech in Boston. Eventually, the president posted this message as a follow-up:
That tweet has since been deleted and replaced with proper spelling of the word “heal.” Even so, plenty of people saw the original, and they took notice of the differences between the two words:
Quite a progression. You can almost see Kelly rushing in after the first one (bottom), balancing him out – and correcting ‘heel’ to ‘heal.’ pic.twitter.com/dkow7brGjy
— Eli Stokols (@EliStokols) August 19, 2017
In his latest tweet, Trump commands America to heel.
— Stephen King (@StephenKing) August 19, 2017
Trump wants to bring all minorities, women, and LGBT to #heel. Freudian slip, not a misspelling.
— Eugene Gu, MD (@eugenegu) August 19, 2017
Aide: Sir, typo
Trump: Fixed it
Aide: No still there, “heel”
Trump: Yea, heel!
Aide: You mean “heal”
Trump: No I dont
Aide: Gimme your phone pic.twitter.com/uwzo8kzKKP
— maura quint (@behindyourback) August 19, 2017
— Paolo Gregoletto (@TriviumPaolo) August 19, 2017
— Mika Brzezinski (@morningmika) August 19, 2017
Heel, America, heel!
I mean, Heil! Heil Trump!
(What’s that Javanka? Oh, do I have to? Ok….)
Heal, I mean, heal. pic.twitter.com/5glgXeEi3z
— Jeff Jarvis (@jeffjarvis) August 19, 2017
Moral apologist for white supremacists & KKK calls on country to “heel” since it has been divided for “decade.” What an eloquent statesman. pic.twitter.com/2p3c6n4lDi
— Brian Klaas (@brianklaas) August 19, 2017
Heel the world https://t.co/eAxjSRJX2q
— Ben Jacobs (@Bencjacobs) August 19, 2017
Remember, HEEL is the location of the bone spurs you faked. HEAL is something different. Good talk.
— Tommy Campbell (@MrTommyCampbell) August 19, 2017
🏥 heal (to become healthy again)
😈 heel (a contemptible person)
🙋♂️ he’ll (he will)
— Merriam-Webster (@MerriamWebster) August 19, 2017
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