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    Twitter On Fire Over Conservative Magazine’s 'Trump is Going to Hell' Tweet

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    The Washington Examiner has already tweeted that its Twitter feed was hacked and that the newspaper was investigating the matter to take “appropriate action.”

    It’s been a rough day for the editorial office of The Washington Examiner, a conservative American magazine, since its Twitter was hacked by someone who posted a message disparaging of both President Donald Trump and the newspaper.

    “Trump is going to hell. Anyone who ever read the bible can tell you where it stands on rich adulterers. The key to God’s forgiveness is repentance. Trump’s entire political career has been about the exact opposite of that. Also this paper is garbage for promoting ‘Trump and God’,” the tweet read.

    The media outlet deleted the post and tweeted that its account had been hacked…

    …but it was too little, too late: it couldn’t go unnoticed since eagle-eyed netizens were quick to take screenshots of the original message and start sharing it Twitter-wide – and that’s when the madness began:

    One user posted two screenshots of both tweets with two emojis – a bucket of popcorn and a glass of wine – apparently meaning that he was ready to closely follow the developments:

    Reacting to The Washington Examiner’s second tweet, another user said the original message was “awesome” and asked to put it back on the feed…

    …while a fellow user suggested The Washington Examiner hire that hacker:

    Wondering who may have hacked the account, whether it was a disgruntled ex-employer or a tech guru, one of the netizens alleged that it was an intern who quit his job earlier in the morning…

    …but another Twitterian saw it as a divine intervention:

    The hacking of The Washington Examiner, owned by billionaire entrepreneur Philip Anschutz, came a day before the midterm elections for the US Congress.

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