Donald Trump has insulted 281 people, places and things on Twitter: New York Times
With just 15 days left for the 2016 US presidential elections, Republican candidate Donald Trump got a two-page spread of The New York Times dedicated to his words. The New York Times has published category-wise insults thrown by Donald Trump on his twitter account.
Such has been his Twitter attacks that on many occasions his social-media bursts have gone well beyond his 5.9 million followers to dominate entire news cycles for days on end. His twitter following has just doubled to 12.7 million.
On Monday, the two-page spread of New York Times mentioned his Twitter insults since the beginning of his election campaign in June 2015. According to this detailed analysis, over the last 16 months and nearly 4,000 tweets, Trump has aimed his social-media ire at 281 different targets, with Hillary Clinton, unsurprisingly, taking most of the hits. Others taking ire of Trump include politicians, celebrities, publications and countries.
— Clifford Levy (@cliffordlevy) October 24, 2016
Hillary Clinton, Democratic candidate for presidential elections, has topped the charts of being at receiving end of insults from Trump. She has been repetitively called “crooked!”, “a wall street PUPPET”, “PAY TO PLAY POLITICS”, “FAILED ALL OVER THE WORLD”, “a foreign policy DISASTER” and so much more.
Maureen Dowd, a columnist of The New York Times, has been targeted as “Crazy”, “Wacky”, “A neurotic dope” etc. While USA Today “will lose readers” along with other media outlets like The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, ABC News politics, The Washington Post, The Weekly Standard, The Associated Press, Politico etc have been insulted as well. And journalists, news hosts etc have mostly been called “dope”, “dishonest”, “bad reporting” and “not good”.
Celebrities like Alec Baldwin, Whoopi Goldberg, Samuel L. Jackson, John Oliver, Woody Johnson, Paulina Vega and Neil Young have usually been called “hypocrite” and “terrible”. President Obama, United States Senator Lindsey Graham, Governors of states etc have been targeted as well.
Bill Clinton, former President of the United States, has been mostly been tagged as “wild Bill”, “Highly overrated” “DEMONSTRATED A PENCHANT FOR SEXISM” etc. While about other former Presidents “No more Bushes”!
And the process of elections, he is contesting, has mostly being targeted as “rigged” and “corrupt.