Anonymous Declares War on Trump

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Reality TV star Donald Trump's plan to boost his personal brand by traipsing through the political arena has spawned a wide variety of consequences, mostly ranging from general disgust to mental exhaustion. However, his recent proposal to actually ban Muslims from entering the United States possessed the key ingredients (stupidity, mostly) necessary to inspire bipartisan denouncement of Trump's increasingly Islamophopic rhetoric. The hacktivist collective known as Anonymous, who previously hacked Trump's website back in August to share a message with Jon Stewart as he departed The Daily Show, has now joined the call by reportedly kicking off #OpTrump.

Hacktivists successfully downed for "several hours" via a distributed denial-of-service attack, the International Business Times reports. "America is not immune to Fascism," a Twitter account purportedly associated with Anonymous stated earlier this week, according to the Daily Dot. "Expect us."

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