(RNN) - During the first presidential debate, KitchenAid made a "fail" by sending out an offensive tweet that mocked the death of President Obama's grandmother.
"Obamas gma even knew it was going 2 b bad! 'She died 3 days b4 he became president," the KitchenAid tweet read.
The tweet came while Obama was defending his healthcare plan by describing how his grandmother relied on medicare during her final years.
"You know, my grandmother - some of you know - helped to raise me," Obama said. "My grandfather died a while back. My grandmother died three days before I was elected president. And she was fiercely independent. She worked her way up, only had a high school education, started as a secretary, ended up being the vice president of a local bank. And she ended up living alone by choice."
Although the tweet was quickly taken down, several people retweeted it and voiced their distaste.
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