The U.S. Military’s official Twitter account “preferred” a tweet on Saturday from actress Mindy Kaling apparently mocking President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for ‘serious case of amnesia’ after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don’t want to represent Trump at Olympics Poll: 4 in 10 Republicans think senior Trump advisers had improper dealings with Russia MORE‘s declare that he is “like, actually sensible.”
“An operator of the Military’s official Twitter account inadvertently ‘preferred’ a tweet whose content material wouldn’t be endorsed by the Division of the Military,” an Military spokesperson advised The Hill. “As quickly because it was delivered to our consideration, it was instantly corrected.”
The tweet from Kaling featured a screenshot of her character from NBC’s “The Workplace,” Kelly Kapoor, with overlaid textual content studying: “You guys, I am like actually sensible now, you do not even know.”
— Mindy Kaling (@mindykaling) January 6, 2018
Kaling’s tweet was an obvious dig at Trump, who launched a unprecedented protection of his psychological health for workplace on Twitter Saturday morning, claiming to be “like, actually sensible” and “a really steady genius.”
Controversial tweets from corporations, lawmakers and even branches of the federal government have gained viral consideration during the last 12 months. McDonald’s final March stated its company Twitter account had been hacked after a tweet went out mocking Trump.
The Nationwide Park Service also went viral for retweeting two unflattering posts concerning the crowd measurement at Trump’s inauguration in early 2017. These retweets have been investigated to find out whether or not the account had been hacked.
— Up to date Jan. 7 at 11:20 a.m.