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Wed Oct 3, 2012, 11:45 PM

KitchenAid Tweets Joke About Obama's Dead Grandma [View all]

Source: Mashable

An insensitive tweet poking fun at President Barack Obama’s late grandmother — posted on KitchenAid’s official U.S. account — caught the eye of many Twitter users Wednesday night during the presidential debate.

“Obamas gma even knew it was going 2 b bad! ‘She died 3 days b4 he became president’. #nbcpolitics,” @KitchenAidUSA posted to 24,000 followers before quickly deleting the tweet.

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KitchenAid immediately issued this apology, which brought even more attention to the situation.

KitchenAid
@KitchenAidUSA

Deepest apologies for an irresponsible tweet that is in no way a representation of the brand's opinion. #nbcpolitics
3 Oct 12

Read more: http://mashable.com/2012/10/03/kitchen-aid-obama-dead-grandma/



Companies really need to look at who they hire to do their tweeting.

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