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Twitter is having a field day with Donald Trump’s ‘7-11’ comments

Donald Trump is not exactly known for his prowess as an orator, and many have speculated that his verbal slip-ups are intentional bids for media attention, but his latest mistake definitely doesn’t hold up to that excuse.

Donald Trump is not exactly known for his prowess as an orator, and many have speculated that his verbal slip-ups are intentional bids for media attention, but his latest mistake definitely doesn’t hold up to that excuse.

While speaking at a rally in Buffalo, New York, Trump referenced 9/11, as almost all politicians do when speaking in New York. He, however, talked about the tragic event in a way no politician has ever done before:

“I was down there and I watch our police and our firemen down on 7-11, down at the World Trade Center, right after it came down and I saw the greatest people I have ever seen in action. I saw the bravest people I have ever seen, including the construction workers, including every person down there, that’s what New York values is all about.”

While confusing 9/11 and 7-Eleven probably will not effect his poll results, as the polling wizards at FiveThirtyEight have placed a Trump primary win in New York at 99% inevitability, Twitter is still finding a way to have fun in the face of possible disaster.

Trump’s fans and followers took to their Savior’s defense:

Watch the video below:

Featured image: Joeff Davis (Flickr)

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