Stephen King's Twitter Campaign Against Donald Trump Is Simply Amazing
The 2016 primary candidates have drawn unsolicited endorsements from a number of celebrities from lists A through D. Now that the herd’s been thinned (especially for the once-17-candidate GOP field) and four candidates (sorry, Kasich; you’re welcome, Sanders and Cruz) remain with any chance of surviving until the general, celebs from George Clooney to Charles Barkley on the center-left and -right, respectively, are placing their bets.
Rarer, however, are celebrity un-endorsements—like the one bestselling horror novelist and screenwriter, Stephen King, gave to Donald Trump last summer, and hasn’t stopped giving since:
There comes a time, however, when King goes silent. Given his prolific body of work, he definitely hadn’t run out of material; more like he got sick of legitimizing the Trump Train.
Instead, he would intermittently trash Trump’s platform—meriting an honorable mention:
Thankfully, the drought lasted only a few months before he had to walk back his hardline stance:
King’s War on Christmas present to his followers this year was a cute new nickname for the unmentionable “rabid coyote”:
And when “He Who Must Not Be Named” became the presumptive nominee after pummeling Cruz and Kasich (duh) in Indiana: