Even his biggest fans have had to wonder for the longest time: is Stephen King just that talented a horror writer, or is something up with his brain?
Well, a quick scan of his Twitter feed since Donald Trump’s inauguration shows that he clearly has an unhealthy obsession with the president. Sometimes he’s upset over a specific issue like gun control, sometimes it’s a retweet of an animated GIF, but other times it seems like he’s just trying to fill his daily word quota. Take, for example, this bit of fiction placing Trump in biblical times:
If Donald Trump had been in Jerusalem back in the day, Jesus would have driven him out of the temple with the rest of the moneychangers.
— Stephen King (@StephenKing) October 15, 2017
Where to begin? Was Trump even in the temple? Or was he overseeing the building of an even bigger temple next door? Who knows? Who cares? Why is King even tweeting this?
Whenever I want to learn more about Christ, I listen to people who don't believe in Him. https://t.co/02DibNUUav
— Yes, Nick $earcy! (@yesnicksearcy) October 16, 2017
I thought you hated religious nuts https://t.co/UViRd7VoRJ
— Skeleton Month (@Meme_Magistrate) October 15, 2017
Evil/crazy Christians are frequent characters in his books, but when he wants to bash Trump suddenly he's all "What Would Jesus Do." https://t.co/uULpjC77vQ
— Ming the Deplorable (@_Emperor_Ming_) October 16, 2017
This man has made a career of mocking Christians. Now he tries to lecture us on the teachings of Jesus. https://t.co/ytgfGhs1Nu
— Joshua (@jdhovey884) October 16, 2017
Moneychangers? Are you freaking kidding me? Dude, your anti-Semitism is showing and it's NOT GOOD. https://t.co/KsLYgS3C1G
— Fistful of Doom (@fistfulofdoom) October 16, 2017
— ☩ Ven. Inceptor ☩ (@Nouacula_Occami) October 16, 2017
Maybe an author who writes stories of 12yos having sexual relations before killing a giant clown-spider should sit this one out. https://t.co/H8IdULkFkD
— Dan (@FatigueEng) October 16, 2017
If Donald Trump had directed “It,” would he have left in the group sex scene with the kids? We imagine some Hollywood producers would have insisted on it.
If you had been in Jerusalem back in the day, Jesus would have told you to slither back to your master Satan. https://t.co/CwHFO3H4js
— You've Been Lied To☣ (@ICUeverywhere) October 16, 2017
— Bixxy Noodles (@BixterN) October 16, 2017
He would have driven you off as a wicked scribe, but you'd have to be able to write first https://t.co/ne1skrWltJ
— Bumbling American (@BumblingUSA) October 16, 2017
My goodness…these fools just make themselves look more ridiculous on a daily basis. Dang! https://t.co/P8NKU6cdCv
— CRobinS (@In2HotH2O) October 16, 2017
And if Hillary had been she would have been selling nails.https://t.co/4b6akxCXDf
— Яob (@robx_d) October 16, 2017
— MonBossyMothma-WR (@nowhere_nh) October 16, 2017
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Ben Shapiro, others rip Stephen King for saying Trump has a ‘severely f***ed-up mind’ https://t.co/QGrMD96Auz
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) September 18, 2017