Twelve of the best responses to Donald Trump's anti-Muslim call

Bethan McKernan@mck_beth
Wednesday 09 December 2015 16:20
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Pretty much everyone apart from Donald Trump, Donald Trump's supporters and neo-Nazis think that his plan to prevent Muslims from entering the US is a very, very bad idea.

Amid near-universal condemnation, some people have managed to find some powerful responses to Trump's speech.

1 The petition to ban Donald Trump from entering the UK on grounds of hate speech hit 100,000 signatures, which could possibly trigger a parliamentary debate

Let's see how he likes them apples.

2 A Florida mayor turned Trump's logic on himself

3 Muslim countries hit Trump where it hurts - in the wallet

Trump Home products were taken off the shelves at all 160 Lifestyle stores, one of the largest home store chains in the Middle East. CEO Sachin Mundhwa said:

As one of the most popular home decor brands in the Middle East, Lifestyle values and respects the sentiments of all its customers. In light of the recent statements made by the presidential candidate in the US media, we have suspended sale of all products from the Trump Home décor range.

4 People started having '#Trumpisdisqualified' parties on Twitter

(Although some people were heartbroken to find out they're not real.)

5 The New York Daily News took a savagely satirical approach

And the Philadelphia Daily News didn't pull any punches either.

7 And Boris Johnson chimed in to say Trump's claims about London are ridiculous

The only reason he'd avoid parts of New York, he said, is to avoid seeing Donald Trump:

8 An app that will block all mentions of Trump from your phone surfaced

Feast your tired eyes on Trump Trump:

9 The Pentagon said his rhetoric 'feeds into Isis' narrative'

Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook told reporters:

Without wading into politics, anything that tries to bolster the ISIL narrative that the United States is somehow at war with Islam is contrary to our values and contrary to our national security.

10 GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush wondered out loud whether Trump is a Democratic sleeper agent

11 JK Rowling said he's a better bad guy than Voldemort

12 And someone took his soundbites and created the two parts hilarious, one part terrifying Darth Trump:

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