Like most people, Twitter was unimpressed with Trump's announcement
Me to Donald Trump: Go away. Please.— The Fix (@TheFix) October 24, 2012
I will give $5 to anyone who can find my wife's birth certificate. I'm pretty sure it's in my basement. She needs to renew her passport.— Timothy P Carney (@TPCarney) October 24, 2012
We have now defined the "October Surprise" down to absolutely nothing.— David Grann (@DavidGrann) October 24, 2012
Trump's genius plan. Trap Obama into releasing his transcripts. Then blast him as an "elitist" when he is shown to have earned straight As.— davidfrum (@davidfrum) October 24, 2012
On a day like today, I long for the contents of Al Capone's vault.— John Berman (@JohnBerman) October 24, 2012
Someone find a billionaire willing to donate $5 million to charity if Obama ignores Trump.— Stefan Becket (@stefanjbecket) October 24, 2012
I have a feeling there aren't a lot of people around Donald Trump who can give him honest feedback.— Jon Lovett (@jonlovett) October 24, 2012
Donald Trump is never gonna give you up, never gonna let you down, never gonna run around and desert you.— NickBaumann (@NickBaumann) October 24, 2012
Ignoring Donald Trump is taking away precious time from all the ignoring Gloria Allred I was planning to do.— CC:Indecision (@indecision) October 24, 2012
"Can't believe this Trump thing turned out to be a total letdown." -- guy who has been in a coma for past fifteen years— Dan Amira (@DanAmira) October 24, 2012
Amused that Donald Trump is essentially doing a "philantrophic" version of the Joker's moral experiments in The Dark Knight.— Zack Beauchamp (@zackbeauchamp) October 24, 2012
Today's Gallup poll will be completely useless, since it will have been entirely conducted before the Trump offer.— Joseph Weisenthal (@TheStalwart) October 24, 2012
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