McDonald’s is dealing with some major damage control after the mega-corporation tweeted some not so flattering remarks about President Trump. They tweeted about Trump by saying he is “a disgusting excuse for a President.” McDonald’s generally stays out of political talk which is why some people believe the company when it followed up with a second tweet claiming their account had been compromised.
The tweet was even pinned briefly to the top of their corporate account’s Twitter page before being deleted.
The fast food giant mocked the President with a dig at the size of his hands, and gave a shout-out to his predecessor, saying “we would love to have @BarackObama back.”
oh my it’s even pinned pic.twitter.com/tGv6EdpZEm
— Oliver Darcy (@oliverdarcy) March 16, 2017
So why such a controversial tweet from a normally politics-shy corporation? McDonald’s tweeted out an explanation Thursday morning, saying their account had been compromised, and that they were investigating the breach.
Twitter notified us that our account was compromised. We deleted the tweet, secured our account and are now investigating this.
— McDonald's Corporation (@McDonaldsCorp) March 16, 2017
The company’s executive vice president and global chief communications officer, Robert Gibbs, served as press secretary under Obama.
Source: Fox Carolina