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Hillary Clinton claps back at Trump with perfect covfefe tweet

We all knew it would come to this.


David Covucci

Internet Culture

Published Jun 1, 2017   Updated May 23, 2021, 4:37 am CDT

Look, I’ll be honest. I don’t even know how to write an opening paragraph for a ‘covfefe‘ story anymore. It’s only been 36 hours and the word has already been covered well beyond ad nauseam on the web, meme’ed and thought-pieced and backlashed, and literally everything that could happen online to a piece of content did happen, to the point where even aliens traipsing about Earth Five in a parallel universe where neither Donald Trump nor the internet exist are both cognizant of it and somewhat tired by it.

Then Hillary Clinton chimed in.

Of course, Hillary Clinton chimed in.

It came in response to President Trump’s response to her speech at Code 2017 on Wednesday.

Not that Trump read it, but in a long profile in New York Magazine, Clinton said all those things.

Anyway, Trump was literally asking for it.


It racked up 200,000 retweets and compliments like this.

Is that… an own? No, not really, it’s pretty damn nonsensical. Covfefe itself made no sense at all, but, like, still—to clap back or dunk or trounce or obliterate or demolish… the tweet needs to make sense, right?


Lol who am I kidding nothing needs to make sense anymore, so why even bother trying?

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*First Published: Jun 1, 2017, 7:28 am CDT