Eric Trump managed to spell 'Tulsa' wrong when trying to promote his father's rally

Greg Evans
Sunday 21 June 2020 13:15
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The old saying goes that 'the apple doesn't fall far from the tree' and never has that been more true than with the children of Donald Trump.

Ahead of his highly anticipated rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the first which the president had held since the coronavirus pandemic began, Eric Trump promoted the event with a simple tweet.

Now, this event has been talked about for weeks. Not only because of it being considered to be dangerous to have so many people in one place while the pandemic is still raging but also because it was being held on Juneteenth, the day that slavery is recognised as being abolished in the US, but also because it was in Tulsa, the site of one of the worst race-related massacres in American history. With racial tensions once again heightened within the US it was probably not the best date to be holding such an event which they did swap for the day after but the location of Tulsa was still set to go ahead, despite local health officials pleading with Trump to reconsider.

With all this in mind, Tulsa should have been drilled into every member of the Trump teams minds but somehow, someway, Eric Trump managed to get it completely wrong and tweeted to his followers:

TULAS HERE WE COME!

That's right Tulas, which according to Google Maps is in West India.

Eric has now deleted the tweet but you can still find it on the website Politweet but it was also picked up by quick-thinking Twitter users, such as Ben Terris of the New York Times who joked that the low turnout at Trump's rally might have been because Eric sent them to the wrong location.

Eric did later correct it and managed to get the name right. Good for him.

This was far from the only embarrassing moment that Eric found himself linked to on Saturday. As Forbes reports, the 36-year-old posted a QAnon conspiracy theory meme on his Instagram account promoting the event before removing it.

To seal the hattrick, Eric, who spoke at the rally referred to Black Lives Matter protester as 'animals'. He said:

Because when you watch the nonsense on TV, when you see these animals literally taking over our cities, burning down churches, this isn't America.

All in all, not a great day for Eric or his dad for that matter...

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