As if President Donald Trump wasn't irate enough at Alec Baldwin's impersonation of him on Saturday Night Live, Baldwin upped his trolling game of Trump on Monday by teasing a hypothetical White House run against the incumbent Republican in 2020.
Trump himself could have written this tweet:
"If I ran for President, would you vote for me? I won’t ask you for any $. And I promise I will win. Beating Trump would be so easy. So easy. So easy."
If I ran for President, would you vote for me? I won’t ask you for any $. And I promise I will win. Beating Trum… https://t.co/zehQRsz4xG— HABFoundation (@HABFoundation) 1554732682.0
"These tweets save me millions in polling," Baldwin added.
These tweets save me millions in polling.— HABFoundation (@HABFoundation) 1554734261.0
Could be fun.
@ABFalecbaldwin Yes. And I would DANCE on the Mall at your inauguration. ❤️— ChicagoDenise (@ChicagoDenise) 1554734720.0
@ABFalecbaldwin Yes, of course— Arlene S (@Arlene S) 1554741530.0
@ABFalecbaldwin Yes yes yes yes!!— Janie (@Janie) 1554738635.0
@ABFalecbaldwin You have my vote 🙂👍🏼— Gerardo Abreu (@Gerardo Abreu) 1554738010.0
@ABFalecbaldwin Already saving us money, nice job.— Perv Griffin (@Perv Griffin) 1554734570.0
@ABFalecbaldwin On the plus side, you are clearly extremely intelligent and have a deep grasp of policy. On the neg… https://t.co/npdwRf6mmi— P.D. White (@P.D. White) 1554735823.0
Baldwin first floated the idea of challenging Trump on Howard Stern's radio show last year.
Baldwin was “1,000 percent sure” he would win “hands down," he said. “It would be the funniest, most exciting, most crazy campaign,” he joked.
It would be amazing, and we already have a pretty decent picture of how it would all go down.
Baldwin parodies Trump on Saturday Night Live, often angering the president to the point of lashing out on Twitter. In February, Trump called SNL a "Republican hit job" that "should be looked into."
Nothing funny about tired Saturday Night Live on Fake News NBC! Question is, how do the Networks get away with thes… https://t.co/xwSLxmNPpk— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump) 1550407958.0
Trump made a similar complaint last month and suggested that there should be "consequences" for entertainment outlets that make fun of him.
It’s truly incredible that shows like Saturday Night Live, not funny/no talent, can spend all of their time knockin… https://t.co/6qJqiP3j2Q— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump) 1552823955.0
"Should Federal Election Commission and/or FCC look into this?" Trump added. 'There must be Collusion with the Democrats and, of course, Russia! Such one-sided media coverage, most of it Fake News. Hard to believe I won and am winning. Approval Rating 52%, 93% with Republicans. Sorry! #MAGA"
....Should Federal Election Commission and/or FCC look into this? There must be Collusion with the Democrats and, o… https://t.co/eIt9NuN3S5— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump) 1552824838.0
Baldwin should run as fake Trump challenging real Trump.
@ABFalecbaldwin Dress in your character and run against him. Let’s make this the show it is.— jolly holly (@jolly holly) 1554738332.0
@ABFalecbaldwin If he can play a billionaire on TV and become president, you can certainly go from mocking the pres… https://t.co/WXJpx2sHIF— Dara Cohen (@Dara Cohen) 1554737080.0
@ABFalecbaldwin I just want to see you debate him in character AS him.— Gilly (@Gilly) 1554746986.0
@ABFalecbaldwin Only if you run in Trump character, but be an opposing version.— Brian K. (@Brian K.) 1554747967.0
Some are over the whole celebrity presidency thing, though.
@ABFalecbaldwin Sorry no, need an expert for the job, no more actors or entertainers ever again for me.— Norm (@Norm) 1554739786.0
@ABFalecbaldwin No, no more celebrities.— Florangel Reyes🇩🇴 (@Florangel Reyes🇩🇴) 1554736345.0
Maybe we can find a middle ground:
@ABFalecbaldwin Only if your VP was Pete Buttigieg or Kamala Harris and you resigned first week in.— John-Phillip 🐳 (@John-Phillip 🐳) 1554733799.0
@ABFalecbaldwin No. I want someone with political experience. I'm a fan but at the end of the day you're a hot he… https://t.co/CgfsbdmLbY— Marky D (@Marky D) 1554736085.0