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Texas Official Calls Hillary Clinton the C-Word in Deleted Tweet

If this election couldn’t get any ruder or weirder, the Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller recently deleted a tweet in which he called Hillary Clinton a “cunt”, according to Cosmopolitan

Although the tweet has since been deleted, the San Antonio Express-News got a screenshot just in time. 

After the tweet was deleted very quickly after it was posted, Miller’s office wrote a statement saying that his account had been hacked and that “all account passwords” have been changed. But, it was later revealed by agency spokesperson Matt Loeffler, that actually it was not hacked at all but a staffer had actually copy and pasted the tweet by accident, not aware it “contained a derogatory term.” Okay. 

“The campaign was retweeting information on Twitter today and inadvertently retweeted a tweet that they were not aware contained a derogatory term,” Loeffler also told the Dallas News.

Miller has since responded to the incident and said he is “sorry it happened” and that it is vulgar and offensive. 

Isabel is a currently the Evening & Weekend Editor at Her Campus and a student at New York University in the Global Liberal Studies program with a concentration in Contemporary Culture and Creative Production. When she is not watching Gilmore Girls or playing with puppies at the local pet store, she spends her time freelancing for numerous publications about celebrities and life. You can find her work on the websites of Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Seventeen, Elle, and Buzzfeed. Follow her on Instagram at @isabelcalkins.