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Oops: Scott Walker camp makes history mistake on Twitter

A little off.

(Source: Twitter)

It was meant to be a quick Twitter post commenting on history. But it ended up being the kind of small gaffe that blows up during presidential campaign season.

Monday afternoon, a tweet sent from Scott Walker's account (but signed "TW," indicating it wasn't the Wisconsin governor authoring it) talked about settlers arriving in Jamestown in 1607. But the write-up mentioned it happened 505 years ago. That, however, is bad math.

(Source: Twitter)

About an hour later, the account issued a correction:

Welcome to campaign season!

One last thing…
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