Trump Can't Spell 'Wikileaks' But His Campaign Can

There’s a long-standing theory that you can tell which tweets Trump writes himself and which ones are sent by his campaign based on the device they’re sent from. After analyzing Trump’s tweets, data scientist David Robinson concluded that “we can see that the Android tweets are angrier and more negative, while the iPhone tweets tend to be benign announcements and pictures. .... this lets us tell the difference between the campaign’s tweets (iPhone) and Trump’s own (Android).”

At the very least, whoever sends tweets from an Android on Trump’s account has consistently had issues spelling Wikileaks correctly.


While whoever is tweeting from the iPhone appears to be an old pro at spelling it right.

What could this indicate? One possibility is that Trump doesn’t spell too good, and no one has the courage to correct him. Until “Wikileakes” cracks the case, however, I guess we’ll never really know.


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