In the realm of political social media snafus, this one from Iowa senator Joni Ernst is pretty innocuous. But for Iowa Hawkeyes football fans, Ernst's mistake was a painful one.
Ernst mistakenly issued a tweet congratulating Iowa on beating Michigan State and capturing the Big Ten title. Of course, the Hawkeyes lost the game.
Ernst's tweet was quickly deleted, but Yahoo!'s Charles Robinson snagged a screenshot.
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An embarrassing error for the senator, but, as we said, probably an innocent one.