Is the #AskTrump Twitter interview the worst idea of the 2016 campaign season? (Of course it is)

The Trump campaign apparently did get the notice that Twitter interviews are never a good idea

By Scott Eric Kaufman
September 21, 2015 10:10PM (UTC)
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The Donald Trump campaign apparently didn't receive notice that hashtag interviews with Twitter are never a good idea, because he decided to conduct one today, and the results speak for themselves. One is just perfect:

Some are probably too on point:

Many are quite direct:


Some are quite pointed, if utterly absurd:

Others are nerdy and irrelevant:

And of course, curiosity about his hair abounds:

Sadly, he only answered the serious questions, even if he didn't sound like he was doing so seriously:

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Scott Eric Kaufman

Scott Eric Kaufman is an assistant editor at Salon. He taught at a university, but then thought better of it. Follow him at @scottekaufman or email him at

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