If you’ve seen J.K. Rowling on Twitter, you know the world-renowned author shares posts of self-promotion. You also know she can get quite political.
She questions Brexit supporters, calls out anti-Semitic and racist discourse and retweets posts from liberal news sites.
Rowling frequently trolls Trump, too.
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In response to a recent report that White House counsel Donald McGahn cooperated with the Mueller investigation, Trump called the New York Times fake on Twitter (again).
He tweeted on Sunday, "Some members of the media are very Angry at the Fake Story in the New York Times. They actually called to complain and apologize - a big step forward. From the day I announced, the Times has been Fake News, and with their disgusting new Board Member, it will only get worse!"
"I do’nt care what Kids at School call me because they are all Disgusting Fake Losers," Rowling mocked. "My Real Friends go to a diffrent Scool you haven’t heard of and they think Im the Coolest and Smartest and we go to parties and I don’t have to tell you there Names for this to be True."
J.K. Rowling on Twitter is ruthless — but this isn’t the first time she’s directly responded to his posts.
Behold the list below.
J.K. Rowling on Twitter: a series of Trump trolling
December 17, 2016
Let’s start back before Trump’s inauguration. Rowling, yet again, took a jab at Trump’s spelling.
TrumpSpellCheck™️— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) December 17, 2016
Unpresidentedly effective. pic.twitter.com/9leL9aIei1
March 5, 2017
A day prior, Trump accused Obama of wiretapping his personal phone.
He then tweeted the following morning, "Who was it that secretly said to Russian President, 'Tell Vladimir that after the election I'll have more flexibility?'"
Rowling shot back by saying he’s Vicky Pollard, a character on the UK’s Little Britain who is described as "moody, obnoxious teenage girl."
The author mocked Trump as if he was speaking with Pollard’s sour attitude:
'OhmyGod I SO can't believe you think I'm in bed with Putin bcos there's this whole thing with Obama that you don't even know nothing about' https://t.co/YirRiuCVUv— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) March 5, 2017
May 12, 2017
When Trump called out the media as being "fake," J.K. Rowling on Twitter responded slyly with a quote from Alice in Wonderland.
`I don’t think–'— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) May 12, 2017
`Then you shouldn’t talk,’ said the Hatter.
Alice in Wonderland pic.twitter.com/l3kVik6hzz
June 15, 2017
Trump blocked Stephen King on Twitter, but Rowling came to the rescue, telling King she’d direct-message him the president’s tweets.
Then, she sent King this:
June 29, 2017
Trump posted two tweets insulting Morning Joe co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski. He called them "Psycho Joe" and "low I.Q. Crazy Mika," saying that he turned Brzezinski away from his Mar-a-Lago estate when she was "bleeding badly from a face-lift."
Rowling replied with an Honest Abe quote.
'Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.' Abraham Lincoln pic.twitter.com/vkJnlXbnXg— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) June 29, 2017
October 29, 2017
Here, Rowling mocked Trump’s use of all caps by tweeting, "Nothing expresses calm confidence better than a caps-locked scream of 'DO SOMETHING!'"
Nothing expresses calm confidence better than a caps-locked scream of 'DO SOMETHING!' pic.twitter.com/zXxTSmwTta— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) October 29, 2017
May 9, 2018
This May, she took a shot at his signature. She cited graphology, or the study of handwriting (i.e. how you write can presumably say something about your character).
According to one source on graphology, large handwriting can point to arrogance and tyrant tendencies.
July 3, 2018
On this day, Trump tweeted, "After having written many best selling books, and somewhat priding myself on my ability to write, it should be noted that the Fake News constantly likes to pour over my tweets looking for a mistake. I capitalize certain words only for emphasis, not b/c they should be capitalized!"
Rowling caught Trump's ironic error in this tweet about people scrutinizing him for grammar and spelling mistakes: he wrote "pour" (as in "to pour out") instead of "pore" (i.e. to study carefully).
'pour' hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) July 3, 2018
She’s a writer after all.
July 31, 2018
Here’s Rowling responding to Trump’s "collusion is not a crime" tweet with a reference to Tweedledee:
‘Contrariwise,’ continued Tweedledee, ‘if it was so, it might be; and if it were so, it would be; but as it isn’t, it ain’t. That’s logic.’— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) July 31, 2018
Lewis Carroll, ‘Through the Looking Glass’ pic.twitter.com/EedPNjjn7r
Like Harry Potter's quest to rid the wizarding world of Lord Voldemort, J.K. Rowling on Twitter is a relentless force.