Arguably the former. You see, this happened:

No, really.

Speechless. Twitter users were not speechless, however, and gave Ambassador Power the business over the baffling tweet about Daniel Pearl, the journalist kidnapped and beheaded by jihadists in 2002.

https://twitter.com/JasonBWhitman/status/437814636080287744

https://twitter.com/llondo/status/437815760958664704

Citizens asked Ambassador Power to explain her disturbing tweet.

Is this how, Ms. Power?

Or this?

It’s not funny, because it could be true.

Disgraceful, yes. But was she evil or just incredibly stupid?

Here are Ms. Power’s other tweets:

https://twitter.com/AmbassadorPower/status/437812514034688000

They don’t really clear things up, do they?

https://twitter.com/KeatingWoodwork/status/437816070955491328

Yep. The idiocy, it scorches.

https://twitter.com/Matthops82/status/437814728224940032

https://twitter.com/llondo/status/437822517537828864

https://twitter.com/Matthops82/status/437818150160453632

Comedian Stephen Kruiser may have discovered the cause of her asinine tweet.

And this Twitter user brings it all home with this key exit question to Amb. Power:

Related:

Twitchy coverage of Amb. Samantha Power