Burger King is known for its somewhat tongue-in-cheek approach to social media, so the fast food chain’s latest stunt is no surprise.
Taking a major swipe at President Donald Trump, Burger King posted a tweet directly mocking a spelling error in one of Trump’s recent tweets.
Trumps now-deleted tweet said: “Great being with the National Champion Clemson Tigers last night at the White House. Because of the Shutdown I served them massive amounts of Fast Food (I paid), over 1000 hamberders etc.
“Within one hour, it was all gone. Great guys and big eaters!” he added.
Just hours later, Burger King exacted its revenge on Trump for misspelling its namesake.
“Due to a large order placed yesterday, we’re all out of hamberders,” the chain said in a tweet from its verified account on Tuesday morning. “Just serving hamburgers today.”
due to a large order placed yesterday, we're all out of hamberders.
just serving hamburgers today.
— Burger King (@BurgerKing) January 15, 2019
This isn’t this first time Burger King has responded to a public figure in a cheeky tweet.
In November, Kanye tweeted out, “McDonald’s is my favourite restaurant”.
It’s not clear what caused this spontaneous show affection for Big Macs, nor was there any evidence the burger chain paid for the compliment.
And it’s despite Kanye’s wife, Kim Kardashian, reportedly owning a string Burger King stores – Macca’s fierce arch-rival.
McDonald’s didn’t respond to the tweet, but Burger King did, roasting the man known as ‘Ye’ with a tweet that read: “Eyes still closed I guess.”
The response is apparently in reference to Kanye distancing himself from politics when he said that his eyes are “wide open and now realise I’ve been used to spread messages I don’t believe in.”
Burger King in the UK then got in on the Kanye bashing, adding: “Explains a lot.”