On Saturday, President Donald Trump cited the city of San Antonio as a place where a border wall has been effective.
The problem: The central Texas city is more than 150 miles from the closest border crossing and, as such, has no wall.
Trump cites San Antonio as an example of a city where a border wall has worked. It’s located 150 miles north of Mex… https://t.co/ZPpGObmpmC— Adam Best (@Adam Best)1547917453.0
Trump's geography mistake was pounced on by proud Texans who brutally mocked the president's error online and in Texas media.
Here are some of the best tweets on the subject.
You know San Antonio home of the Spurs, the Riverwalk, the Alamo and the Great Wall of San Antonio https://t.co/cJzgU1THQC— dzigner210 (@dzigner210)1547936238.0
#TBT I bet he said San Antonio because that is the one city he knows which sounds Latino enough to be close to Mexi… https://t.co/MvwNB0XXpW— Gage Glass (@Gage Glass)1547936264.0
Glad we've protected the famously vulnerable border town of San Antonio... https://t.co/9RinfNHvSX— Morgan Ross (@Morgan Ross)1547936241.0
@kenolin1 I have been to San Antonio and I must have missed the wall there!! Saw the Alamo, where Mexico whipped o… https://t.co/PhIRV5FHy2— Alive Chapman (@Alive Chapman)1547936225.0
This man truly is dumb as a bag of rocks.. THERE IS NO DAMN WALL IN SAN ANTONIO!!! https://t.co/L3OphfOuDn— Steveland J. Wonder (@Steveland J. Wonder)1547936856.0
San Antonio is 157 miles from the southern Texas border. #PSA https://t.co/ha3BQcbOWb— Karas with Razzleberry Dressing (@Karas with Razzleberry Dressing)1547936825.0