Jon Stewart trolls Donald Trump

On Twitter, the real estate mogul is flipping out over a joke "The Daily Show" host made at his expense

By Prachi Gupta

Published May 3, 2013 5:53PM (EDT)

     (The Daily Show)
(The Daily Show)

In a segment on Wednesday night's "The Daily Show," comedian Jon Stewart mocked the notoriously thin-skinned birther Donald Trump, who recently proved to America that he is not the spawn of an orangutan:

The insult was not lost on Trump, who took to Twitter to respond:

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Of course, "The Daily Show" capitalized on Trump's outrage:

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The hashtag is picking up some steam:

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Prachi Gupta

Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at pgupta@salon.com.

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