Presidential hopeful Donald Trump seemingly flunked geography if his latest Twitter gaffe is anything to go by.
The Republican candidate for America’s top job was reacting to the news that a man wearing a fake suicide belt was shot dead in Paris while running towards a police station.
But his rant seemed to mistake the capital of France was found in another country altogether.
Gaffe: Donald Trump seems to have his countries mixed up (Twitter)
He tweeted: “Man shot inside Paris police station. Just announced that terror threat is at highest level.
“Germany is a total mess - big crime. GET SMART!”
Twitter users were quick to jump on Trump’s tweet and ‘Paris is in Germany’ quickly began trending.
Obviously, he came in for a lot of stick:
Some people defended Trump, however, claiming he was making separate points and his tweet was simply poorly written out:
But he might just think Paris is in Germany - they do say the simplest explanations are usually the right ones…
Top pic: Rex