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Here are the best questions that came out of #AskTrump, the predictable disaster

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Not that anyone is (or should be) surprised, but #AskTrump didn’t exactly go well for The Donald. As a man who has made a name for himself by being rude, offensive, and sometimes downright cruel, the vitriol that Twitter turned back on him on Monday during his “ask me anything” session was highly effective as a collective venting session, if not as a strategic political move. While reports that the #AskTrump hashtag “backfired” may not be entirely accurate (after all, isn’t this publicity exactly what Trump thrives on?) it was amusing to see all the same, though I for one wish we could’ve seen a few pictures of Trump’s face as he read a few of the juicier tweets.

Keeping with Trump’s penchant for insulting others’ appearances, a large number of jabs focused on his infamous combover, which has disrupted more skylines than has his real estate. His looks in general were also fair game because all’s fair in love, war, and Twitter.

#AskTrump @realDonaldTrump What do you make of these pictures?

— Liam Edwards (@LiamPLEdwards) September 21, 2015

.@realDonaldTrump ever consider rocking a durag? #AskTrump

— Four Pins (@Four_Pins) September 21, 2015

.@realDonaldTrump is this you? Y/N #AskTrump

— First We Feast (@firstwefeast) September 21, 2015

Do you think this potato looks like you?

— joe heenan (@joeheenan) September 21, 2015

Then, there were the questions about his blatant and unapologetic racism.

Would you describe your racism as opportunistic or deep-seated? #AskTrump

— Nick (@angry_eyebrowz) September 21, 2015

#AskTrump do you hate Mexicans because most of us have that natural tan glow and you can't achieve that without looking like an orange?

— Valentina (@FleurAkira) September 21, 2015

Is it true that if you say Donald Trump 3 times in the bathroom mirror, the hair in the drain will rise up to shout racial slurs? #AskTrump

— P a t r i c k (@ruinedbyreality) September 21, 2015

I'm having difficulty deciding who I should hate. Do I choose based on skin color, religion, gender, income, or a combo? #AskTrump

— Eric Vale (@ericvale) September 21, 2015

#AskTrump do these criminals look Mexican to you.?

— ♚B R I T E N I♚ (@itsBritenibitch) September 21, 2015

And seeing as Donald Trump has no problem insulting others’ personal lives, there were no holds barred when it came to his family either.

#AskTrump why does your wife look like she's always questioning why she married you?

— Gaby (@GabyR__) September 21, 2015

Were you on drugs when you said this about your own daughter? #AskTrump

— natalie (@madeofsilk) September 21, 2015

where's your wife gonna go when you send off all the immigrants #AskTrump

— spooky yung fidget (@laurenlovich) September 21, 2015

There were comparisons to Hitler:

When did you get the idea to steal Hitler's racist appeal? #AskTrump

— NostraAdeptus (@adept2u) September 21, 2015

Questions about the makeup of his brain:

#AskTrump if you dig under your hair, down thru the scalp, underneath the skull, is there just a bunch of orange chicken from Panda Express

— Jim Gabriel (@flipyourface) September 21, 2015

And of course, the age old inquiry:

@realDonaldTrump @TwitterNYC #AskTrump what is love?

— Johnny Lynch (@lynchay23) September 21, 2015

Needless to say, very, very few people took #AskTrump very seriously, because can we please not reward him for turning the presidential race into more of a reality show than it already is?

Do you remember this? #AskTrump

— babyScottBakula (@hipyoungcool) September 21, 2015

In any case, Donald Trump definitely won the Internet yesterday, but more at his expense than to his credit. Still, it made for some supremely interesting Twitter feeds, and considering Trump’s historical success in the entertainment industry, it seems like he’s really found his niche. Being the butt of jokes.

Who wore it better? #AskTrump

— Ponyta (@typicalfeminist) September 21, 2015

#AskTrump Do you have any health problems we can pin our hopes on?

— IT’S THE DEMOGORKAAA (@joe___nelson) September 21, 2015

#asktrump Is it or is it not true that you went bankrupt four times while building The Death Star?

— Rob Eric (@roberic1) September 21, 2015

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