President Trump was on the receiving end of internet mockery after it became apparent that he doesn't know how to pronounce the word "Yosemite."
During a speech on Tuesday at the White House following the signing of the "Great American Outdoors Act," Trump twice pronounced Yosemite as "yo-Semite."
.@realDonaldTrump pronounces Yosemite as "Yo-Semites." https://t.co/g4jY4l1HkI— Washington Examiner (@Washington Examiner)1596553453.0
Naturally, Trump's critics on Twitter were a little taken aback that a president of the United States doesn't know how to pronounce a word that most people take for granted.
I can quite literally picture Kayleigh McEnany being asked about her idiot boss pronouncing Yosemite as “Yo-Semites… https://t.co/cgfQsRipBm— Ricky Davila (@Ricky Davila)1596559718.0
Kayleigh McEnany later today: “The President did not mispronounce Yosemite. He was intentionally giving a shout out… https://t.co/b5NHLgS0Jq— Linda Childers (@Linda Childers)1596559213.0
Joe Biden can pronounce Yosemite while drinking water with one hand. Pass it on.— Janice Hough (@Janice Hough)1596559176.0
I guess Yosemite wasn't on the cognitive test.— Devin Duke, PhD (@Devin Duke, PhD)1596559890.0
Yosemite is one of the most visited national parks in America. It is storied. Iconic. We are taught about it in sch… https://t.co/CVdcHvj2Tp— Perez (@Perez)1596561631.0
WHY DIDN’T YOU TELL ME HOW TO PRONOUCE “YOSEMITE” https://t.co/kJanYLHkL9— TrivWorks (@TrivWorks)1596560504.0
The next time a Trump supporter tries to tell you Joe Biden is an empty vessel, show them this... #yosemite https://t.co/bc4tbeN0Xe— Ed Greenberger (@Ed Greenberger)1596559560.0
Trump’s talking about the National Parks, and is trying to say “Yosemite”, which is kind of a well known National P… https://t.co/PtImK6nYxv— Mike Sington (@Mike Sington)1596559095.0
President Person-Woman-Man-Camera-TV can't pronounce Yosemite, but this is the guy who is supposed to lead us through a pandemic?— Christopher Bouzy (@Christopher Bouzy)1596561340.0
Trump can't pronounce Yosemite & he questions Biden's cognitive abilities?— Jim Heath (@Jim Heath)1596559255.0
At WH event this morning the sitting US President, Donald J. Trump pronounced "Yosemite" (as in national park) as… https://t.co/nk7WOAUHrD— Sophia A. Nelson (@Sophia A. Nelson)1596557499.0
The man can’t say Yosemite or plasma right, do you think he has the capability to pass a US citizenship test?… https://t.co/tjFoR42Ghk— Naveed Jamali (@Naveed Jamali)1596555690.0
We all laugh, but just remember: if Biden had said this, the Trump campaign would have already cut attack ads on it… https://t.co/NEKZYGiSRo— Mehdi Hasan (@Mehdi Hasan)1596555440.0