Trump has probably learned the hard way that not all Asians look alike, after he mixed up Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong for Indonesian President Joko Widodo.
The original Instagram post in which he mixed the duo up has now been deleted, but not before it was immortalised on Twitter:
Unfortunately for Trump’s social media team, this is President Joko Widodo of Indonesia.
< Reactions were swift on Twitter:
TRUMP THINKS THAT THE PM OF SINGAPORE IS INDONESIA’S PRESIDENT I WILL FOREVER BE LAUGJING
— ? amélia (@gloryizer) July 10, 2017
Maybe he was confused by Singapore’s flag, which has the same colours as Indonesia’s. But no, Mr Trump, Lee Hsien Loong is not Jokowi. pic.twitter.com/KY07AfBtKw
— Loh Chee Kong (@ck3012) July 8, 2017
The caption was later changed to reflect the correct leader.
You know what they say — second time’s a charm.
Taiwan or China?
But if you thought that was bad, be prepared for some major…