President Donald Trump's mental acuity was once again debated online after the leader of the free world sent a five-word tweet.
"Payroll Tax Cut plus Dollars!" Trump posted.
The tweet was apparently garbled enough that Twitter added a "translate" link, which displayed identical text when clicked.
[caption id="attachment_1650411" align="aligncenter" width="480"] Screengrab of tweet.[/caption]
The tweet was sent after White House chief of staff Mark Meadows failed to reach a deal with Speaker Nancy Pelosi on the next round of stimulus funding.
Here's some of what people were saying about Trump's tweet:
Is he taking the dementia test again? https://t.co/TZY8Nac7ne— Chris Lu (@Chris Lu)1596309409.0
Person Woman Man Camera TV! https://t.co/NV6TQU24EI— 🇧ILL 🇦UCL🌋IR🌊😷 (@🇧ILL 🇦UCL🌋IR🌊😷)1596309731.0
Trump's tweets are becoming increasingly desperate as he plummets in the polls. "Payroll Tax Cut plus Dollars!" is… https://t.co/hwxwLKec7d— Mark Jacob (@Mark Jacob)1596309522.0
Tweet Words Emphatically without Context! https://t.co/KdzaEaKWzL— Robert Maguire (@Robert Maguire)1596309174.0
Payroll Tax Cuts don't help people with no Payrolls. $1200 one time payment that goes right to bills isn't going to… https://t.co/cxGCDp0eCs— Russell Foster for Texas (@Russell Foster for Texas)1596309289.0
Haha! Twitter added a "translate" function onto this tweet! Mine came up as https://t.co/9sYg3V9VKT https://t.co/P1P97ISOlt— Kim Shepherd Ph.D (@Kim Shepherd Ph.D)1596310230.0
Trump wanting to bankrupt our social security system as he has done to everything he has ever touched. https://t.co/WBozH4zhwj— Richard Signorelli (@Richard Signorelli)1596309948.0
Not happening. Payroll Tax Cut is the first step in dismantling Social Security. You'll be in jail before that happ… https://t.co/WZWc5s17Ce— Dr. Jill Biden - Christin - #Resist n 🏴☠️ (@Dr. Jill Biden - Christin - #Resist n 🏴☠️)1596309438.0
There is bipartisan opposition to a payroll tax cut in the next stimulus package, which the White House had acknowl… https://t.co/Kg82bjJMue— Betsy Klein (@Betsy Klein)1596309460.0
@realDonaldTrump This is Trump’s way of cutting social security. Payroll taxes are what is used to fund Social Sec… https://t.co/7w9B1FL8w6— Mrs. Krassenstein (@Mrs. Krassenstein)1596309184.0
@realDonaldTrump Uncontrolled Pandemic Spread plus Stormtroopers!— Jedi, Interrupted 🏳️🌈 (@Jedi, Interrupted 🏳️🌈)1596309116.0
@realDonaldTrump BUYING VOTES Trump's campaign is in such disarray that he has now resorted to basically trying to… https://t.co/8dMUwFKSLe— MURRAY🧢🇺🇸 (@MURRAY🧢🇺🇸)1596309494.0
@realDonaldTrump Incorrect. The answer was "Person, woman, man, camera, TV."— JRehling (@JRehling)1596310180.0