Earlier in the day, Trump’s account favorably re-tweeted a message from user “@mygreenhippo,” which suggested that Ben Carson’s Iowa primary lead is due to “too much Monsanto in the corn creat[ing] issues in the brain?”
Iowa is the nation’s leading corn producer and genetically-modified crops pioneer Monsanto has a substantial presence in the state.
After political watchers wondered whether Trump was wittingly taking a stab at a key primary state’s mental capacity, the candidate took to Twitter with a terse statement: “The young intern who accidentally did a Retweet apologizes.”
The young intern who accidentally did a Retweet apologizes.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 22, 2015
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