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This article was published on January 9, 2016

Only Twitter would demand the release of El Chapo so he can go kill Trump

Only Twitter would demand the release of El Chapo so he can go kill Trump
Matthew Hussey
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Matt Hussey was the former Editor-in-Chief for The Next Web. Previously he worked on the launch of Wired UK, ShortList and Mr Porter. He's b Matt Hussey was the former Editor-in-Chief for The Next Web. Previously he worked on the launch of Wired UK, ShortList and Mr Porter. He's been an active contributor to GQ, FHM, Men's Health, Yahoo, The Daily Telegraph and maintains a blog on Huffington Post

No sooner had news of the capture of Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ started doing the rounds, people were calling for his release on Twitter so he could kill Donald Trump.

 

Thankfully, there’s a bit of an explanation (we hope) for Twitter’s sudden thirst for Trump blood. Last summer, Joaquin Guzman aka El Chapo managed to escape a maximum security jail via a tunnel

Trump, in another shining example of his timid relationship with controversy used the opportunity to gloat about his tough stance on Mexicans on Twitter.  

Guzman responded in the only way an alleged billionaire drug boss could, by reportedly putting a $100 million bounty on Trump’s head, dead or alive.

As of the time of writing, the two had been mentioned on Twitter more than 6,000 times. We’re quietly hoping that Twitter is just having a bit of fun and not about to mount an attempt to free Guzman for a second time. 

Twitter Trolls Donald Trump After ‘El Chapo’ Captured News [LatinTimes]

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