Looks like newspapers aren’t the only ones who need copy editors.
In a pivot from what he normally posts, President Donald Trump sent a tweet around 4:35 p.m. commending the peaceful demonstrators in Boston Saturday, saying that sometimes protest is needed to heal.
The only problem is, Trump misspelled the word “heal” in the tweet — not once, but twice — typing “heel” instead.
The spelling error led many to mock Trump online, and he quickly deleted the post, sending out a new tweet with the correct spelling.
Either this is a typo, or our president wishes we were obedient dogs. https://t.co/tqgwMELT8d— Chris Johnson (@chrisjohnson82) August 19, 2017
Spelled "heal" wrong twice pic.twitter.com/qOyHKT4MQl— Josh Billinson (@jbillinson) August 19, 2017
Trump’s tweets came after a controversial “free speech” rally on Boston Common Saturday drew tens of thousands of counterprotesters, many of whom marched from Roxbury to the Common. There were some skirmishes throughout the day, but the “Boston Free Speech” rally and the counterprotests that attracted thousands did not attract the same level of violence that was seen a week earlier at a rally in Charlottesville, Va.