Social media users mocked President TrumpDonald TrumpKinzinger says Trump 'winning' because so many Republicans 'have remained silent' Our remote warfare counterterrorism strategy is more risk than reward Far-right rally draws small crowd, large police presence at Capitol MORE after he said he would get rid of “redundancy and duplication” in the government.
Trump, on Thursday, touted his accomplishments in deregulation. As he spoke, the White House released an official statement highlighting some of his points, including the quote, “We will get rid of the redundancy and duplication that wastes your time and money.”
Twitter users were quick to jump on the irony of Trump using “redundancy” and “duplication” in the same sentence.
“The new Office of Bureaucratic Irony, however, will get all that it needs and more,” one user joked.
Even Dictionary.com weighed in, tweeting, “duplications are redundancies. Redundancies are duplications.”
The new Office of Bureaucratic Irony, however, will get all that it needs and more https://t.co/OZuSqdCUYC— Adam Weinstein (@AdamWeinstein) December 14, 2017
This one gets a permanent place in the copy editor's handbook https://t.co/QuUgtTilpm— Alex Kantrowitz (@Kantrowitz) December 14, 2017