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Trump mocked for Super Bowl tweet confusing Missouri for Kansas

A since-deleted tweet from President TrumpDonald TrumpLil Wayne gets 11th hour Trump pardon Trump grants clemency to more than 100 people, including Bannon Trump expected to pardon Bannon: reports MORE erroneously congratulating the state of Kansas for the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl victory led to a number of tweets mocking the president over the mistake on Sunday night and Monday morning.

Former Sen. Claire McCaskillClaire Conner McCaskillLobbying world Former McCaskill aides launch PAC seeking to thwart Hawley Ex-GOP senator blasts Hawley's challenge to electoral vote count as 'highly destructive attack' MORE (D-Mo.) called the president a “stone cold idiot” over the error, while Sen. Brian SchatzBrian Emanuel SchatzFor platform regulation Congress should use a European cheat sheet Senate Democrats rebuke GOP colleagues who say they'll oppose Electoral College results 11 Senate Republicans say they will oppose Electoral College results Wednesday MORE (D-Hawaii) quipped that Republican senators would pass a “‘Sense of the Senate Resolution’ that the Chiefs belong to Kansas too and then pundits being all ‘but the city does straddle two states.’”

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J.A. Adande, director of sports journalism at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, tweeted, “I used to think the Kansas City Chiefs played in Kansas. But I was like 12 years old and not the president of the United States.”

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The mockery came from a number of different worlds.

The former guitarist of the band Train tweeted, “I’d be willing to wager that the president of the United States can’t find Kansas City or even the state of Missouri on a map,” while CNN correspondent Greg Krieg and conservative commentator Stephen MillerStephen MillerCensus Bureau racing to complete noncitizen data, watchdog says Trump must concede as a holiday gift to the nation Pompeo to quarantine after contact with someone COVID-19 positive MORE both jokingly compared the mistake to the incident in which Trump used a Sharpie to alter a map showing the path of Hurricane Dorian to include Alabama in September 2019.

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The Kansas City Police Department did not directly reference the Trump tweet but tweeted about general confusion about the city’s location, tweeting, “Now that everyone is paying attention to Kansas City, it seems people are confused: We're from MISSOURI. Check our profile pic — It's our Missouri-shaped patch.”

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American Conservative Union President Matt Schlapp, meanwhile, accused the "East coast establishment" of omitting that the Kansas City metropolitan area includes parts of Kansas as well, although the Chiefs' Arrowhead Stadium is in Missouri.