Donald Trump made a very silly self-own by unintentionally calling his own claims of election fraud “very stupid”.

The former president issued a statement yesterday containing a double negative which read: “Anybody that doesn’t think there wasn’t massive Election Fraud in the 2020 Presidential Election is either very stupid, or very corrupt!”

In his own words, he said anyone who thinks there were dodgy tactics in the 2020 election is “very stupid, or very corrupt.”

It’s been over a year since voters filled in their ballot cards and yet - despite all evidence to the contrary - the 75-year-old still won’t admit that Joe Biden won fair and square.

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Aside from embarrassing himself by throwing his toys out of his pram, this rhetoric around voter fraud is what galvanised a pro-Trump mob to storm the Capitol on January 6th this year.

People loved witnessing the own goal and shared their gleeful reactions to the gaffe:

This isn’t the first time the self-proclaimed “stable genius” has had an issue with basic sentence construction.

In 2018 while responding to a reporter’s question on whether or not he bought Putin’s denial that the Kremlin interfered in the 2016 election, he said: “President Putin just said it’s not Russia. I don’t see any reason why it would be.”

After receiving backlash, he issued a statement reading: “I would like to clarify, in a key sentence in my remarks, I said the word ‘would’ instead of ‘wouldn’t’. The sentence should have been: ‘I don’t see any reason why it wouldn’t be Russia.’”

So he doesn’t think there wasn’t election fraud? He doesn’t believe there wasn’t, no, and Trump wouldn’t tell no lies...

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