Trump ridiculed for writing 'Poles' instead of 'polls' in deleted tweet

Greg Evans
Wednesday 04 November 2020 06:15
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Donald Trump looks to have overperformed at the US election with states such as Florida and Ohio voting Republican.

However, states in the so-called rust belts like Pennsylvania are still and long, long way off declaring if Trump or Joe Biden have won those key electoral college points and it could be days before we know who will be the president.

Even before all that Trump has managed to land himself in hot water as Twitter has censored a tweet where he has accused the Democrats of trying to steal the election adding: "We will never let them do it. Votes cannot be cast after the Polls are closed."

This would be in keeping with the rhetoric that Trump has kept promoting throughout the election that electoral fraud could be at play, however when he first posted this tweet he managed to make a crucial but amusing spelling mistake.

Screengrabs show that the president managed to write 'Poles' instead of 'polls' before he deleted the tweet, which might have confused a few people in Poland.

Indeed, Polish MEP Radoslaw Sikorski wanted to know why Trump wanted to close Poles?

The deleted tweet has quickly become an instant and very amusing meme.

Jake Tapper on CNN thought that it was perfect.

Actor James Morrison really summed the whole thing up.

We've said it before and we'll say it again: someone get the president a proof-reader...

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