PITTSBURGH — Controversy seems to follow every time Donald Trump tweets, and this one is no exception.
After spending the day campaigning on Monday, Trump tweeted a photo of himself eating KFC on his private plane with (gasp!) a knife and fork.
Great afternoon in Ohio & a great evening in Pennsylvania – departing now. See you tomorrow Virginia! pic.twitter.com/jQTQYBFpdb
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 2, 2016
Twitter users were quick to react to this insult to fried chicken.
fork lickin’ good. https://t.co/sFZkveyB0x
— Jonathan Green (@GreenJ) August 2, 2016
um hello leave Trump alone KFC stands for Knife Fork Chicken pic.twitter.com/pXdfxvbv22
— Bec Shaw (@Brocklesnitch) August 2, 2016
Donald Trump is a racist xenophobic egotist who could lead America to ruin but worst of all he eats KFC over Popeyes https://t.co/1k45a8n5nC
— Rodger Sherman (@rodger) August 2, 2016
It has been pointed out that Trump's hands are too small for hormone enhanced KFC chicken breasts. https://t.co/QfqKFLQn9I
— @DukeStJournal (@DukeStJournal) August 2, 2016
I can see the Crooked CNN Headline: "DID TRUMP GO TOO FAR THIS TIME? KFC W/ FORK & KNIFE!
MSM IDIOTS!#ElectionDay pic.twitter.com/BOrCQrBaqO
— John Miller (@cyvault) August 2, 2016
Trump eating KFC… pic.twitter.com/acSUL934C0
— David Schneider (@davidschneider) August 2, 2016
I finally get it! This whole Trump "campaign" is just part of those stupid KFC Col. Sanders ads. Whew! https://t.co/RrTM1YkWHo
— Marc Hochman (@MarcHochman) August 2, 2016
This isn’t the first time the GOP nominee has drawn outrage over his utensil use. In 2011m he and Sarah Palin stopped for pizza in New York’s Times Square and dug into the slices with forks and knives: