Though it's far from the most important story of the week, a strange subplot has been following President Trump as he rallies throughout battleground states in the lead up to the 2020 elections.
Again and again, the President tries to brag about the nation's "hydrosonic" missiles.
Hydrosonic is a brand of toothbrush and has nothing to do with our missile defense systems.
Trump has used the term repeatedly.
If anyone's correcting him offstage, it isn't sinking in.
Trump likely intends to say "hypersonic," which refers to objects that can travel at five times the speed of sound.
"I call 'em super-dupers" -- here's a supercut of Trump bragging about the military's "Hydrosonic" missiles. ("Hy… https://t.co/430gWuM6dG— Aaron Rupar (@Aaron Rupar)1603556622.0
The internet took note of the President's repeated misuse of the word while he also attacked Joe Biden's mental acuity.
"At three separate political events in just four days, Trump referred to "hypersonic" weapons as "hydrosonic" missi… https://t.co/57a6RVoeVX— American Veteran (@American Veteran)1603210712.0
Confused Trump can’t stop talking about the new military "hydrosonic" missile There’s just one problem: Hydrosonic… https://t.co/gtvIFRqUg7— Nguyen #fbpe #fbr (@Nguyen #fbpe #fbr)1603619373.0
Dear God trump actually said we have “hydrosonic weapons” what the absolute hell? There is no such damn thing. trump is an idiot.— American Veteran (@American Veteran)1603168190.0
It's far from the President's first mistake while speaking.
@brianstelter Trump calls missiles Hydrosonic. That should be a story every day. I bet " Tim Apple" and " Rick Gaetz" agree.— Mitchell " Mick " Moore (@Mitchell " Mick " Moore)1603745075.0
Trump: "We have a missile. It's hydrosonic." Yup, surrender or prepare to have your teeth cleaned!— Paul Lander (@Paul Lander)1603573103.0
@atrupar I swear this happened when I was trying to tell my wife about Trump's "hydrosonic missiles," she stopped m… https://t.co/frurHNn7Ws— Brent O (@Brent O)1603553624.0
Considering some of the President's past opinions, some online weren't positive he had made a mistake after all...
@atrupar Can we be sure that Trump didn't give a military contract to the makers of Hydrosonic toothbrushes?— Adam (@Adam)1603650470.0
trumps latest revelation that we now have hydrosonic missiles. Perhaps we could use that technology for car washes.… https://t.co/tTawXUZzVY— American Veteran (@American Veteran)1603170456.0
Hydrosonic missiles will be sure to defend our country against the threat of plaque.
@realDonaldTrump The “super-dupers Hydrosonic missiles” This string of mistakes comes at a time when the Trump camp… https://t.co/SuJYdbbLGN— Carolina Gonzalez (@Carolina Gonzalez)1603771799.0
Trump keeps bragging about the US having "Hydrosonic" missiles..... do you think they look like this? https://t.co/jxl55sblfF— Bert Atkins (@Bert Atkins)1603725936.0
Even the President is entitled to the occasional silly mistake, but President Trump always likes to take things to the next level.