Z.: I can explain all the poems that were ever invented and a good many that haven’t been invented just yet.
Z.: It is a pretty, cute girl looking downward and a little sad. Z.: But I want to talk about what you’re going to talk about.
It sounds like a joke coming from a chatbot, but it's really not all that different from the type of thing you see being said on Twitter every day.
Tay, then, wasn't necessarily a misstep, it was exceptionally revelatory, although maybe not for the reasons Microsoft intended.
There are only so many times a person can see comments from the vast Trumpian coalition before they start to be internalized as truth.