While on the campaign trail in Buffalo, Donald Trump pulled arguably one of the worst gaffes of his ever-bizarre campaign. As he tried to capture the attention of the rally audience, Trump accidentally mistook referred to 9/11 as “7-Eleven” when he began to praise the heroes who sacrificed their lives that day.
— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) April 19, 2016
Here’s the quote, to be remembered forever (or at least the next few days) for its boneheadedness:
Shockingly, it appeared that only a few members of the audience that actually caught the mistake. Others looked too bored and preoccupied to notice. Either way, this isn’t the way to win over America.
Meanwhile, in other food-related campaign news, Hillary Clinton had quite the gastronomic adventure in New York. After sampling her own Clinton-inspired sundae from Mikey Likes It Ice Cream in the East Village, HRC shut down a question about the dessert’s calorie count from the audience in true American fashion.
— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) April 18, 2016
“I’ve never had chewy tea before.” pic.twitter.com/CwyBcXNCPp
— Liz Kreutz (@ABCLiz) April 18, 2016
[via New York Post]