It was a fiery debate last night – the first of which Trump didn’t clearly dominate. Facing simultaneous attacks from Cruz and Rubio, Rubio delivered the most memorable lines of the night.
Desperate to regain some attention, Trump sent this tweet out this morning (which was captured by CNN before being deleted).
You probably noticed right away that the word “honor” was misspelled – and that was only the first in a series of tweets sent out:This prompted Webster’s dictionary to weigh in:
— Merriam-Webster (@MerriamWebster) February 26, 2016
Rubio (who is ready to make spelling great again) had a response of his own, in the style of Jimmy Kimmel’s popular “Celebrities Read Mean Tweets” segment:
— Alysha Love (@News_with_Love) February 26, 2016
Whether or not last night’s debate will actually affect the outcome of the election is itself up for debate. According to the betting odds, Rubio’s odds of winning the Republican nomination jumped 2.2 percentage points to 26.3 percent since yesterday. While Trump’s dropped, he still maintains a 70.2 percent chance of becoming the nominee.
[Note: This post was authored by The Analytical Economist]