Stephen King is sending the country an important — and necessary — reminder as the midterm elections approach, and the electorate has the power to change hands.
Trump has been trying to scare the electorate with every passing moment. And the "King" of horror, who knows a thing or two about scare tactics, posted the perfect response:
Donald Trump’s campaign message in two words: Be afraid. My campaign message in two words: Be brave.— Stephen King (@Stephen King) 1540256306.0
Be brave. Brave enough to show the country that we care; that we are better than whom we've elected. Be brave and show the world that the USA has it in them to fight against fascism.
His tweet ignited Twitter:
@StephenKing https://t.co/uDyekR9AFL— Adam Caryll (@Adam Caryll) 1540263726.0
@StephenKing Exactly... https://t.co/d1UsbfLLJi— Htygrett1 🌊 🎃 (@Htygrett1 🌊 🎃) 1540256362.0
@StephenKing Don't Be Afraid to VOTE!!! #November6th 🗳️ https://t.co/u3YxP10KaW— 🇺🇸🏈👠PatsGirl™🌈🎃 #VoteNovember6th (@🇺🇸🏈👠PatsGirl™🌈🎃 #VoteNovember6th) 1540259023.0
@StephenKing hugely grateful you exist, even though you ruined my childhood by writing 'It.'— Ben Morgan (@Ben Morgan) 1540256503.0
@StephenKing @TurkBrannigan https://t.co/xxnGz1VeCq— DawninCO (@DawninCO) 1540301479.0
Trump's latest attacks have, among other things, targeted immigrants:
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 Fake News Media has been talking about recent approval ratings of me by countries around the world, including t… https://t.co/icEEpuNNi3— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump) 1540235911.0
All Republicans support people with pre-existing conditions, and if they don’t, they will after I speak to them. I… https://t.co/GBuuU8Itk8— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump) 1539891812.0
In short, nothing has changed since the campaign trail in 2015.
@StephenKing My two words during these final 15 days: No Distractions! https://t.co/GYAVGKfOA8— Mel Neuhaus (@Mel Neuhaus) 1540258187.0
@StephenKing https://t.co/OH1UkgF9Oo— JMTDiva (@JMTDiva) 1540261778.0
@StephenKing @1Huitzilin Wow. When a man who writes horror, fear, and suffering into almost every book he's ever wr… https://t.co/q95lFrcA4u— Samantha C (@Samantha C) 1540306607.0
@StephenKing I was telling a friend the other day that I alternate between feeling terrified and feeling furious ev… https://t.co/hfdcr3G11C— nyny523 (@nyny523) 1540292795.0
@StephenKing Finished my ballot today, Blue all the way— Martha Jane Kidd, Ph. D. (@Martha Jane Kidd, Ph. D.) 1540270999.0
The day: November 6th. The time: before 8 pm. The place: wherever you are.
Remember, get out, and VOTE.