Prolific novelist and the king of horror, Stephen King, reached out to his millions of fans on Twitter to pose a question about President Donald Trump's newly unveiled "Space Force" idea. In the tweet King tells his folllowers:
Space Force: I keep thinking of one of those old Saturday morning shows with puppets n shit. Retweet ONLY if you think this is possibly the dumbest idea out of Trump's admittedly dumb head so far.
We don't think even King expected this kind of response.
Space Force: I keep thinking of one of those old Saturday morning shows with puppets n shit. Retweet ONLY if you th… https://t.co/xwlFciZIxK— Stephen King (@Stephen King)1533952459.0
The memes and jokes poured in.
@StephenKing https://t.co/2r31XoBt4O— DK (@DK)1534010776.0
@StephenKing https://t.co/MltwyYx0rw— Saucy Minx (Shanin)🌊🌊🌊 (@Saucy Minx (Shanin)🌊🌊🌊)1533999813.0
@StephenKing This one. https://t.co/Xl57JAmvfA— Blythe R.❤️ (@Blythe R.❤️)1534000969.0
@StephenKing Read this earlier today. Definitely a keeper! https://t.co/krnyWG5ayp— AaroniousZone (@AaroniousZone)1534038164.0
Was this a prank all along?
@StephenKing https://t.co/yBuy3bVYwR— jace austen (@jace austen)1533952573.0
For many "Space Force" out-dumbed the dumb wall.
@StephenKing https://t.co/r1vXcNkx9o— Darwin Woods (@Darwin Woods)1534003727.0
@StephenKing https://t.co/dcqoxHSWdM— sunflower1430 (@sunflower1430)1533952556.0
@StephenKing @Autobahnkenobi He’s had really dumb ideas, but I have to admit that this is more ridiculous than his… https://t.co/9gLs3WoiPe— 🦋Rose🦋#GlovesOff (@🦋Rose🦋#GlovesOff)1534006816.0
How much more ridiculous can this get?
@StephenKing @RpmacPaul No hesitation. It's a real zinger. https://t.co/t5c9nVlRBy— Kevin (@Kevin)1534033272.0
@BeanieTodd52668 @RustyBertrand @send_the_signal @StephenKing https://t.co/SnJBXMk1gL— DAWG (@DAWG)1534046228.0
@StephenKing Space Force in action https://t.co/Ni7zgR0v4k— Frank D (@Frank D)1534031913.0
@StephenKing Took 8 years of massive effort to put Americans on the moon This nonsense has no stated goal, no miss… https://t.co/ZqtU1QqT7u— (((Balth Bartram))) (@(((Balth Bartram))))1533997280.0
Let's hope this isn't true.
@StephenKing https://t.co/PBjXM7WrPg— KT CounterIntelligence (@KT CounterIntelligence)1534067922.0
With over 5,000 responses we don't see the jokes letting up anytime soon.