Stephen King calls Trump Cthulhu, gets angry response

By Patrick Jones (Buzz60)

Everyone's got an opinion of Donald Trump.

He's pretty scary to a lot of people, including the master of horror author himself, Stephen King.

King recently tweeted 'breaking news: reliable sources reveal that Donald Trump is actually Cthulhu. The absurd hairdo isn't absurd at all. It hides the tentacles.

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In case you don't know Cthulhu is a cosmic entity created by H.P. Lovecraft in a short story called the call of Cthulhu in 1928. Since then it's kicked around cultural references and has really taken on a second life with the internet.

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Former U.S. President George H. W. Bush has not endorsed Trump, and insiders revealed in September he plans to vote for Hillary Clinton.


Jeb Bush, former Governor of Florida and 2016 Republican presidential candidate, was one of Donald Trump's primary targets during the primary season. 

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Former Republican presidential candidate and Ohio Governor John Kasich stayed in the primary longer than most other candidates, and notably refused to appear at the GOP convention in the same arena with Trump, attending other events instead. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), a close friend to Sen. John McCain, has been a vocal critic of Trump's. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
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U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) addresses the second session of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida August 28, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)

Now that King called Trump out is all fine and good...unless you're Cthulhu who was offended. There's a parody twitter account being run suggesting the mythological beast as an option for president and it's released a statement. Tweeting 'Trump could barely hope to be 1/63 as great as I am if he weren't such a buffoon.

The account also included a longer statement packed with references from King's works. Is America finally #ReadyforCthulhu?

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