'Stupidity': Lauren Boebert receives brutal geography lesson after tweeting flawed US map

'Stupidity': Lauren Boebert receives brutal geography lesson after tweeting flawed US map
Rep. Lauren Boebert of Colorado speaking at the 2021 AmericaFest at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona, Gage Skidmore
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Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) received a brutal geography lesson in response to a tweet she recently shared featuring a flawed U.S. map with a number of noticeable errors.

On March 1, the Republican lawmaker took to Twitter with a post that read, “sometimes a meme says it best.” The image with that tweet featured a distorted globe with 48 states surrounded by water.

According to Yahoo! News, the image visibly omits the presence of "two U.S. states ― Hawaii and Alaska ― as well as part of Michigan and U.S. territories such as Puerto Rico and Guam." Boebert's oversight wasn't missed by Twitter users.

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Responding to Boebert's tweet, Twitter users quickly pointed out the problem with the flawed image and what was visibly missing from it.

"You forgot to include Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, the US Virgin Islands, American Samoa, and the Northern Mariana Islands. Not to mention the hundreds of American military bases and diplomatic missions located across the globe," one user wrote.

"Alaska? Hawaii? Guam? Puerto Rico? US Virgin Islands?" one user tweeted.

Keith Olbermann added, "Or, a GIF, when a US Congresswoman forgets Alaska and Hawaii are states and there are places like Puerto Rico."

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Another user offered a more blunt and mocking response to Boebert's remarks tweeting, "What amazes me is how confident your stupidity is."

"I guess we have 48 states now and Puerto Rico, Guam and the other territories are no longer part of the U.S. Stay in school kids or you’ll end up posting memes like this," another user also tweeted.

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