The Twitter account for Yahoo Finance made a very, very unfortunate typo late Thursday, tweeting that president-elect Donald Trump wanted to have a “nigger navy.”
It was of course obvious that they meant to tweet that he wants a “bigger” navy, but Black Twitter had a lot of fun at their expense.
Yahoo Finance’s social media correspondent tomorrow at work pic.twitter.com/Zu0PaG1Adx
— Mitch Broyles (@broylesmb) January 6, 2017
Half the #NiggerNavy can’t get they hair wet. Walking around the ship in they bonnets.
— Mr.Afrodisiac (@2The_Party) January 6, 2017
Every time the #NiggerNavy sinks a battleship, someone yells Worldstar
— A Tired Black Man (@francisadujr) January 6, 2017
@YahooFinance Y’all know we can’t swim right?
— nigger navy captain (@sureaja) January 6, 2017
#niggernavy “They’re sending me to Korea”
Black Moms: Well until I get Korea parents number you ain’t going nowhere
— TeeY ❄️✨ (@TyStephaun) January 6, 2017
#NiggerNavy gonna ask “Who all gone be there?” before they go to war
— Dr. Drunkle (@Pattric) January 6, 2017
#NiggerNavy “I’m pulling up now” -ship that hasn’t left yet
— duRANT. (@iDntWearCondoms) January 6, 2017
Trump: We gotta go to war
Captain: You got gas money? #niggernavy
— Kennedy (@KfromTheBoro) January 6, 2017
The only ocean we respect is Frank. #NiggerNavy
— Rod (@rodimusprime) January 6, 2017
Captain: I can take you to the battle or pick you up from the battle, but I’m not doing both #NiggerNavy
— Jon Hoe (@The_DrSuave) January 6, 2017
Yahoo of course eventually apologized and deleted the tweet.
We deleted an earlier tweet due to a spelling error. We apologize for the mistake.
— Yahoo Finance (@YahooFinance) January 6, 2017
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