Trump Mocked on Twitter for "Heel" Typo

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"You can teach a man to hate, or you can teach him to spell, but apparently not both."

When attempting to comment on the planned free-speech rally and subsequent counterprotest in Boston on Saturday, President Donald Trump tried to tweet a message saying that "sometimes you need protest in order to heal" multiple times before spelling "heal" correctly, and Twitter took notice.

"Our great country has been divided for decade, but it will come together again. Sometimes protest is needed in order to heel, and heel we will!" he wrote initially. He attempted the same message once more before settling on: "Our great country has been divided for decades. Sometimes you need protest in order to heal, & we will heal, & be stronger than ever before!" The first two attempts have been deleted.

Celebrities and noncelebrities alike got a laugh at the mistake, tweeting out their reactions in the process.

Actor George Takei said in response, "You can teach a man to hate, or you can teach him to spell, but apparently not both."

Author Stephen King tweeted simply, "In his latest tweet, Trump commands America to heel."

One user said, "I guess 'heel' is better than 'heil.' "

Merriam-Webster also got in on the fun, tweeting out the definitions to "heal," "heel" and "he'll."

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