Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) called out Governor's Mitt Romney and Jeb Bush on Twitter Thursday afternoon — but made a glaring error in one of the posts.
The Kentucky senator, playing off news that Romney and Bush were meeting privately, sent out two tweets with the aim of poking fun at them.
"Jeb Bush apparently gave Mitt Romney a 'third time's a charm' bracelet at their meeting in Utah today," Paul tweeted.
Jeb Bush apparently gave Mitt Romney a "third time's a charm" bracelet at their meeting in Utah today: pic.twitter.com/uaOsZfMJEq— Senator Rand Paul (@SenRandPaul) January 22, 2015
That was accompanied by a Common Core jab at Bush.
"Mitt Romney's friendship to Jeb Bush at today's meeting in Utah," he tweeted.
Immediately after sending the latter tweet, individuals on Twitter ridiculed Paul for misspelling the word "friendship" in the attached graphic. Missing the letter "d," it was spelled "frienship" instead of "friendship."
The senator deleted he original tweet, conceded his mistake and attached a corrected image.
"Lay off," he wrote. "It was a common core post. We don't have to spell it right!"
Lay off. It was a common core post. We don't have to spell it right! pic.twitter.com/ZC3oWjkUXi— Senator Rand Paul (@SenRandPaul) January 22, 2015
Paul, Romney and Bush are all thought to be pondering 2016 White House bids.
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