Baldwin trolls Trump, but it appears he mistranslated his hat

It turns out Russian is a difficult language to translate into English.

Back in 2009, then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was mocked for presenting Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov a reset button with the word “peregruzka” printed on it. Unfortunately, “peregruzka” in Russian means “overcharged,” not "reset," as Clinton had intended. 

“It should be “perezagruzka,” a laughing Lavrov told Clinton.

Fast-forward to Friday. Alec Baldwin, who has repeatedly gotten under the skin of President-elect Donald Trump with his biting caricature on “Saturday Night Live,” took to Instragram to once again troll Trump, this time sporting a red hat with his “Make America Great Again” slogan written in Russian.

A photo posted by Alec Baldwin (@iamabfalecbaldwin) on Jan 6, 2017 at 8:26am PST


Unfortunately, it appears Baldwin has an “opechatka” (or typo) on his hat.

Fox News contributor and long-time New Jersey political operative Julie Roginsky, who was born in Moscow and lived several years in Russia before leaving the Soviet Union when she was seven, points out some problems with Baldwin’s hat.

 In the past, Trump has responded directly to Baldwin’s trolling and his "Saturday Night Live" impersonation. He steered clear of the comedian when he took to Twitter Saturday morning to address our relationship with Russia in light of intelligence reports that President Vladimir Putin ordered a hidden campaign to influence America's presidential election in favor of Trump.

Baldwin’s constant needling of Trump has caused a ruckus within his own family. His brother Stephen was one of the first celebrities to publicly endorse Trump, and has criticized Alec’s impression of the incoming president on “Saturday Night Live.”

“Well [Alec’s] got the voice down very well. I think it’s getting a little too nasty right now,” Stephen told CBS News. “I don’t want to be a party pooper here, but I don’t think it’s very funny. I don’t think there’s anything funny about this election.”

Stephen is also at odds with younger brother Billy Baldwin, who he has fought with on Twitter over his support of Trump.

Stephen recently told the Associated Press he doesn’t expect opposition to Trump, either from his brothers or the country at large, to fade anytime soon.

"What Trump does to unite the country again is what I'll be very curious to see," Baldwin said.

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