Trump mocked for Super Bowl tweet confusing Missouri for Kansas

A since-deleted tweet from President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden says voters should choose who nominates Supreme Court justice Trump, Biden will not shake hands at first debate due to COVID-19 Pelosi: Trump Supreme Court pick 'threatens' Affordable Care Act 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 McCaskillMomentum growing among Republicans for Supreme Court vote before Election Day Democratic-linked group runs ads in Kansas GOP Senate primary Trump mocked for low attendance at rally MORE (D-Mo.) called the president a “stone cold idiot” over the error, while Sen. Brian SchatzBrian Emanuel SchatzDemocrats turn focus to health care for Supreme Court fight Democratic senator to party: 'A little message discipline wouldn't kill us' CDC causes new storm by pulling coronavirus guidance 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 MillerSpecial counsel investigating DeVos for potential Hatch Act violation: report Trump confirms another White House staffer tested positive for COVID-19 Biden pick creates furor, underscoring bitterness over Obama immigration policy 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.