Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani had a little bit of a mishap on Twitter that started to be noticed more and more after the weekend ended, and he’s responding to it as of Tuesday evening.
Some context: Giuliani had an outburst Nov. 30 on Twitter, complaining that special counsel Robert Mueller “filed an indictment just as the President left for G-20.In July he indicted the Russians who will never come here just before he left for Helsinki.Either could have been done earlier or later. Out of control!Supervision please?”
It didn’t take long for people to notice that the link (http://G-20.In) appearing in that quote redirected to a page that says “Donald J. Trump is a traitor to our country.”
One Twitter user previously claimed credit for taking advantage of this window of opportunity. “Rudy didn’t separate g-20 from .in so ya boy bought the domain,” that person said.
Well, Giuliani responded on Tuesday night by blaming Twitter for allowing this to happen and by making fun of Time Magazine. Giuliani also demanded fairness.
Twitter allowed someone to invade my text with a disgusting anti-President message. The same thing-period no space-occurred later and it didn’t happen. Don’t tell me they are not committed cardcarrying anti-Trumpers. Time Magazine also may fit that description. FAIRNESS PLEASE
— Rudy Giuliani (@RudyGiuliani) December 5, 2018
“Twitter allowed someone to invade my text with a disgusting anti-President message. The same thing-period no space-occurred later and it didn’t happen. Don’t tell me they are not committed cardcarrying anti-Trumpers. Time Magazine also may fit that description. FAIRNESS PLEASE,” he said.
This was an easy target on social media.
Tonight’s episode of “Grampa Can’t Understand the Internet” is *horrible*
— Kevin M. Kruse (@KevinMKruse) December 5, 2018
— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) December 5, 2018
Also, you should really consider getting someone competent in tech to run your Twitter account… a large part of your email address is currently visible to the public if they know where to look.
— William LeGate (#DeepState CyberSec) (@williamlegate) December 5, 2018
Add “how the internet works” to the list of things you don’t understand.
— The Hoarse Whisperer (@HoarseWisperer) December 5, 2018
The anatomy of a tweet… pic.twitter.com/2A68IypHZk
— Josh Campbell (@joshscampbell) December 5, 2018
What actually happened: (1) Rudy had a typo that created a link to a nonexistent web site (2) someone bought the site and put an anti-Trump message on it (3) Rudy either misinterpreted stupidly or decided to play to stupid supportershttps://t.co/J9ZFBc0i17
— ScottFreeHat (@Popehat) December 5, 2018
Giuliani previously graced the world with the covfefe-esque tweet “Kimim ° has f.”
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