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Twitter Blasts DHS’ Bizarre “Walls Work” Press Release

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Donald Trump is trying to shut down the government in order to build his border wall, and the Department of Homeland Security yesterday published a press release that was, apparently, supposed to help with this effort.

It didn’t. Titled simply “Walls Work” and complete with before-and-after pictures, the release was full of grammatical mistakes and bizarre pronouncements.

“DHS is committed to building wall and building wall quickly,” it began. “We are not replacing short, outdated and ineffective wall with similar wall. Instead, under this President we are building a wall that is 30-feet high. FACT: Prior to President Trump taking office, we have never built wall that high.”

Twitter, of course, was quick to call out the press release:

As one commenter reminded us, it would be funny if people’s lives weren’t at stake: