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Early Wednesday morning, President Trump tweeted, “Despite the negative press covfefe.” The tweet produced thousands of retweets, responses and jokes. Comments are edited for clarity and grammar:

Good Lord, the man made a typo, calm down. You guys will look for literally anything to attack him on — I guess that’s why the majority of the stories on USA TODAY’s main page are about Trump. Leave the guy alone and let him do his job.

— Tyler Morrison

It’s fairly typical for 14-year-olds hiding under the covers in their pajamas to send out incoherent tweets after midnight. But the president of the U.S. and leader of the free world? Sorry, but that’s a headline! And how are we supposed to leave the guy alone when he keeps doing and saying really stupid things like this and doesn’t seem to have much interest in “doing his job”? This is getting so pathetic, I’m beginning to think he does this stuff on purpose just to keep his name on the tip of everyone’s tongue 24/7. There can’t possibly be any other explanation.

— David Hoeltj

Covfefe /kuh-fef/

noun

An immediately obvious mistake that goes uncorrected, like a typo, or a Presidential election result.

It is not the spelling error that is the problem. We all have moments where our phone knows better than we do. It’s the time of the tweet, and even with the assumed correct word, the tweet makes no sense. Maybe the staff needs to put a stack of golfing magazines by his night stand.

— Steve Griffaw

Let’s see, early in the morning, could he want coffee? Most Americans are terrible spellers. Spell check allows for strange words if only half of the word is deleted then corrected. Order a coffee in Boston and then try to spell it using their pronunciation!

— John Loiselle

Let's see…who hasn't EVER tweeted a misspelled word…can criticize..otherwise …go covfefe!

Typo? The man was drunk out of his mind! I guess that comes with taking on a job that you are not qualified for! The #covfefe struggle is real! Let’s make America #covfefe again! Will somebody please take the phone away from Trump and lock it in the gun safe!

— EyesondCity

Do Trumpists really believe it’s normal for a president’s mangled syntax and mystifying antics to have to be explained on a weekly basis to the American public as “what Trump meant was” and “what Trump was actually trying to do was”? Is there historical precedence for this? Did people go around scratching their heads trying to figure out what George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt or John F. Kennedy “actually meant by that”?

— Brian Hurrel

what I'm about to drink to start my day! A dark, rich cup of #covfefe

Remember when Barack Obama said he visited all “57 states“? Good God, people make mistakes.

— Whit Gardner

Between Trump taking the golf cart during the G7 Summit walk while his counterparts all walked and this late-night spelling mistake, one has to wonder if he lacks the stamina to be our failed president.

— Joshua Galvoni

#Covfefe Let's make coffee great again! https://t.co/Ltu4kWa5F6

This is another example why the leaders of other countries are shaking their heads and laughing at us in disbelief for electing this unqualified clown.

— Kyle Lawrence

Isn’t someone there supposed to be watching him for our safety and his? They let the post through and then just left it. There’s still supposed to be a team helping run things, right? This is our country and our reputation.

— Jeannie Allen

Trump posts vague, midnight tweet about 'negative press covfefe'

Mark Hamill, Jimmy Kimmel and all of Twitter revel in #covfefe jokes

I guess he wanted to write media "coverage" and ended up with this typo😂😂

A coiffure in a kerfuffle?

Don't know. It's incovfefeable.

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