In a failed attempt to prove that Donald Trump drew a huge crowd to Pensacola, Florida on September 9, Trump’s son Eric tweeted a photo of his father giving a speech at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, home of the NBA’s Mavericks.
Trump, still stewing over Hillary Clinton’s dig that half of Trump’s supporters belong to a “basket of deplorables,” which includes racists, sexists, anti-intellectuals, and the alt-right, tweeted this:
There’s just one problem. That’s not Pensacola, Fla.
In response, a number of Twitter users have pointed out Trump’s stupidity:
The photo in your tweet about Deplorable Dad's Pensacola speech shows the Dallas Mavs' arena
You're dumber than he is.
— Keith Olbermann (@KeithOlbermann) September 10, 2016
— Billy Tee (@BillyT_202) September 10, 2016
Even the owner of the Mavs, Mark Cuban, got in a dig:
— Mark Cuban (@mcuban) September 10, 2016
This isn’t the first time that a part of the Trump campaign has tweeted the wrong photo for a supposed Trump speech. In August Brietbart.com used a photo of a Cleveland Cavaliers NBA championship victory parade for an article about a Trump speech:
— Christopher Swartout (@chrisswartout) September 10, 2016