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Trump Deletes Corn Tweet After Insulting Iowa Voters

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Apparently some of those funny tweets from Donald Trump were actually coming from an intern.

Shortly after the release of a poll Thursday, which showed Ben Carson edging out Trump among Republican voters in Iowa, the real estate mogul’s account retweeted a supporter who not only insulted their intelligence, but called into question the one thing Iowans don’t play about—their corn.

@mygreenhippo#BenCarson is now leading in the #polls in #Iowa. Too much#Monsanto in the #corn creates issues in the brain? #Trump#GOP

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 22, 2015

The tweet implied that brain issues created by genetically modified corn had caused Iowans to give Carson an 8 point lead over the billionaire. The tweet, now deleted, sent the state into a storm, according to The Des Moines Register.

Trump later explained that a “young intern” was to blame for the retweet. However, the New York Times reported that Trump does tweet some of his own material.


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