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As painful as it was, we sifted through 30,000+ tweets from the mind of Donald Trump. Here are 26 of his most memorable.
Jeremy Cassar

2 May 2016 - 12:20 PM  UPDATED 2 May 2016 - 2:25 PM

New to SBS On Demand, The Rise and Rise of Donald Trump investigates the billionaire’s meteoric ascent. So we thought we’d do our own investigation – into Trump’s Twitter feed.

@RealDonaldTrump signed up to the Twittersphere in 2009. Since then, the account has consisted of an endless stream of posts about Obama, Iraq, oil, real estate, China, Mitt Romney, Muslims, the federal budget, The Celebrity Apprentice, and, of course, Trump himself.

From the nasty to the bizarre, here are some of our favourites (in a bad way)…the best of the worst pre-candidacy tweets from Donald J. Trump.

Keep in mind: these tweets came from a man who might become the leader of a superpower.


In one of his first tweets, Trump quotes himself, and it’s eerily foreboding

Then there was the time he forgot the definition of ‘expert’

The time he showed genuine empathy with no hidden agenda

The time he took credit for The Dark Knight’s success

The time he offered to teach Kim Kardashian about politics

The time he spruiked a signed keychain

That time he revealed people want to smell like him

The time he worried about Katy Perry’s happiness

That time he noticed a pair of protruding nipples

That time he disclosed the true reason Obama plays golf

That time he dissed multiculturalism

That time he revealed what is making America great again

That time he boasted about his professional wrestling legacy

That time he claimed to have known Ali G was a character, despite recorded evidence to the contrary

That time he insulted Bill Maher

That time he insulted Bette Midler

That time he insulted Jon Stewart

That time he insulted Arianna Huffington       

That time he insulted Ellen

That time he insulted Daniel Day Lewis (and suggested he owns a time machine)

That time he insulted Rosie O’Donnell

That time he randomly mentioned Jennifer Aniston

That time he impressed us with his powers of deduction

That time he demonstrated modesty

That time he demonstrated genius

That time he... god help us...


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