The leader of President Barack Obama's communications team suffered a rather unfortunate gaffe Tuesday when he failed to proofread a hastily-posted tweet. 

Dan Pfeiffer inadvertently used the N-word in a message to his more than 54,000 Twitter followers.

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Obviously, the word Pfeiffer meant to use was "bigger." He quickly deleted the tweet and issued an apology.

But his prompt apology hasn't kept some from having a few laughs at his expense. 

Others were not cutting him as much slack.

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