DeVos attacks continue; critics incorrectly blame her for Twitter typo

Internet trolls on Sunday blamed new Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for a typo on the department’s Twitter feed that misspelled the name of a prominent African-American sociologist, but a spokesman said the mistake was made by a longtime employee.

The tweet included a quotation attributed to W.E.B. Du Bois that incorrectly spelled the sociologist’s last name with an “e.”The mistake immediately drew hundreds of responses mocking the department’s misspelling.


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