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Hillary Tries To Be Cool, Fails

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Blake Neff Reporter

Hillary Clinton’s campaign is enduring a fair bit of embarrassment on Twitter after it attempted to embrace the hot new trend of using emojis for everything.

It all started Wednesday afternoon with a Clinton campaign tweet asking Twitter users to describe their feelings about student loans in a series of three emojis:

Things did not go according to plan. While some users embraced the intent of the tweet…  

…most did not, and it was instead hijacked for every conceivable purpose. Many simply answered in a manner the Clinton campaign probably wasn’t hoping for:

Others were content to mock Clinton for what appeared a hamfisted attempt to be hip and appeal to young voters:

Not helping things was the fact that Clinton’s original tweet bungled its grammar. Rather than “3 emojis or less,” it should have been “3 emojis or fewer,” because the emojis were countable.

  Clinton’s Twitter account finally responded to the blow-up in just about the only way it could:

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