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Donald Trump’s twitter activity tends to elicit strong emotions – shock, anger and amusement.
And you know the saying: for every situation, there’s a Trump tweet.
Recent news of the Dow Jones' worrying numbers started a hunt for an accompanying Trump tweet, excavated from his past.
Which is probably why, when the following tweet seemingly penned by the US president was shared on Twitter, few people doubted its authenticity.
The post, by Shaun Usher went immediately viral, with thousands of people retweeting it.
@ShaunUsher Could someone tell the #MoronInChief it is not "Joans" but Jones ? And yes ; his trickle-down economics… https://t.co/vWKdLlxiqT — ✨Harry Potter Resists✨ (Commentary) (@✨Harry Potter Resists✨ (Commentary))
Shaun, who has a blog called Letters of Note, photoshopped and posted the fake Trump tweet. He couldn’t believe people had taken such a ridiculous tweet seriously.
Speaking to Debunking site Snopes, he said:
Naively thought it too ridiculous to be believable. Says a lot, really. Was going to delete it but it was everywhere within minutes — feels like I need to leave it up in its place of birth.
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