This week was no different, with King taking to Twitter once again. This time, he was replying to a tweet sent out by Trump in regards to the "onslaught of illegal aliens" coming into the country.
Full efforts are being made to stop the onslaught of illegal aliens from crossing our Souther Border. People have t… https://t.co/0YYUCWvvSH— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump)1540149112.0
The purpose of Trump's tweet seems to be instilling fear into his base supporters, but King shut that down pretty hard.
@realDonaldTrump Jesus, man--you act like the Red Chinese army was invading. They're just a bunch of scared and hungry people.— Stephen King (@Stephen King)1540175186.0
King wasn't the only one, many others attacked Trump's fear infused tweet.
@realDonaldTrump Our courts speak eloquently and truthfully.— Nancy Sinatra (@Nancy Sinatra)1540180563.0
@realDonaldTrump Imagine what would have happened if the US treated your immigrant parents the same way you are tre… https://t.co/iLAEHn9XB4— Jack Wallen (@Jack Wallen)1540176607.0
@StephenKing @realDonaldTrump The thing is USA goverment interfierd in our democracy supporting illegal and fraudul… https://t.co/k4618I7W1e— Yanira Moon (@Yanira Moon)1540223235.0
@StephenKing @ricdanpow @realDonaldTrump Fear motivates his folks to vote. He will stoke this to a flame to an inferno come November 6th.— Jennifer (@Jennifer)1540221050.0
@StephenKing @realDonaldTrump And what about trump’s grandfather getting into US from Germany? Guess that was ok....— Bunny Tennen (@Bunny Tennen)1540218454.0
While King tried to appeal to Trump's human side, others were a bit more angry.
@realDonaldTrump https://t.co/rifNxocNsY— BJ Gifford (@BJ Gifford)1540226660.0
@realDonaldTrump That's exactly what they are trying to do. You are making politics out of a crisis act like a Pre… https://t.co/DgeBIfdGzA— Joyce Gonzales (@Joyce Gonzales)1540229586.0
@realDonaldTrump Shameful lack of empathy and sympathy for people who are in deep trouble in their homelands. It ta… https://t.co/ehXURV2Oh2— Robert Kuhn (@Robert Kuhn)1540216274.0
@realDonaldTrump https://t.co/ApPU6kmIgU— Daphan (@Daphan)1540217525.0
@realDonaldTrump Sir, tell the truth, there is no requirement for applying in Mexico first, if they come to the US… https://t.co/Plj7GA40pv— COL (USA Ret) Michael Spears 마이클 스피어스 (1974-2016) (@COL (USA Ret) Michael Spears 마이클 스피어스 (1974-2016))1540225214.0
@realDonaldTrump Donny did you ever consider your actions are in violation of the Asylum Act of 1980? Also as Pres.… https://t.co/YRBWYDoaKW— Steve Farrington (@Steve Farrington)1540220919.0
But for many, the fear is working.
@realDonaldTrump Please Mr President don't let them cross the border send the military now and ends this!!— carol (@carol)1540217543.0
@realDonaldTrump Close the border now! If you cannot protect the citizens of this country from invasion we will do it ourselves.— Mike (@Mike)1540225939.0
@realDonaldTrump Please work to stop illegal immigration.— Tony B (@Tony B)1540221191.0
@realDonaldTrump Don’t let them here PERIOD! #wall— Wally dski (@Wally dski)1540219295.0
@realDonaldTrump Send in the military!— Rebecca Lady-G (@Rebecca Lady-G)1540220184.0
@realDonaldTrump The USA is on the verge of being invaded— susan butcher (@susan butcher)1540221324.0
Election day is Tuesday, November 6, 2018.