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Imagine dating a girl for six years. She’s beautiful, loving, and everything you want in life. She shaves her head, but hey, that’s fine. You’re even cool with her shaving her eyebrows.
But then she starts keying cards. Then she’s vandalizing houses. Next thing you know, she’s a card-carrying antifa member, all because the Democrats “ruined her life.”
“I’m here to save others from that fate,” Twitter user promax4Trump proudly declared in a now-deleted tweet from Saturday.
That’s right, welcome to this week’s bizarre viral Trump supporter. Before promax4Trump’s account was suspended, his tweet racked up over 1.4k likes, 580 retweets, and over 200 reply tweets, including plenty of parodies and jokes at his expense.
It didn’t take long for Twitter to collectively mock promax4Trump. Clearly, his beautiful antifa girlfriend totally exists and isn’t just a made-up straw(wo)man designed to paint the American left as violent and crazy.
You're embarrassing yourself on an international social media platform. Curious: What made you want to do that?— Mr. Pollster (@Tom4CongressNY6) October 27, 2018
Virgin fash says what— Michael Myers Briggs Type Indicator (@nandelabra) October 27, 2018
If only you told her she was beautiful instead of Eyebrows, you'd still be together. But now she's with Eyebrows.— Wes Burdine (@MnNiceFC) October 29, 2018
Yeah. This guy totally had a real girlfriend...but she lives in Canada...you wouldn’t know her...he kept all her pictures at home so he couldn’t show you what she looks like...but believe him she was the hottest girl you would ever see! pic.twitter.com/KCvSgIalsS— Anthony (@CrowSalvation22) October 29, 2018
This is definitely a true story and absolutely not made up— Jack-Lo-Lantern (@LoSucks) October 29, 2018
Britney Spears: antifa hero pic.twitter.com/ApBUeSnKFJ— 𝒥𝒶𝓈𝓂𝒾𝓃🐷(but spooky now) (@jasminpigemoji) October 29, 2018
Making up girlfriends to own the libs.— AmERRica (@Adam76518844) October 27, 2018
Thoughts and prayers pic.twitter.com/3CHLbuyatY— Leonardo (@airbanasl) October 29, 2018
Are you really Manti Te'o?— meow-meow-now🌹💙🔥🌹 (@careyl_m) October 27, 2018
Excited for this dude to help people make better life choices. pic.twitter.com/AT9SxMT46N— Andreas Trolf (@AndreasTrolf) October 29, 2018
Others joked that promax4Trump is an obvious Russian troll bot sent from the Kremlin to disrupt the American midterms.
Hello word! I am a hooman. I am person with feels. Please listen to me story about big painfulness. My gilfpersonpartnerthing became antifafa and now she has no hairs. pic.twitter.com/KxCK3JXzLI— Shamus McGillicuddy (@ShamusMc1) October 28, 2018
Do they not teach English in Russia? pic.twitter.com/3TC2ToTvNs— Nate P (@theNatoPotato) October 29, 2018
lol - that's pretty funny Ivan pic.twitter.com/7TrwT7Wo6j— Richard Head (@RichHead12) October 29, 2018
Dozens of Twitter users have since riffed on the original tweet with their own versions.
My wife now still wife very normal good lady then one time she watch Samantha Bee show and get all Pod Save America boys tattooed on butt ass she storm White House and shoot pussy hats out of t-shirt cannon and now she lives and sleeps in jail that why I am infowars man now— Dave Horwitz (@Dave_Horwitz) October 27, 2018
my girlfriend now ex and I together for six years. she was beautiful loving. one day she grew more hair all over very orange told her she was still beautiful. she started dancing hockey games. shes now with antifa.. gritty ruined her life. im here to save others from that fate— The Abominable Dr. Lutz (@WarrenIsDead) October 27, 2018
You wanna know I got these scars? my girlfriend now ex and I together for six years. she was beautiful loving. one day she shaved her head eyebrows told her she was still beautiful. she started keying cars vandalizing houses. shes now with antifa... pic.twitter.com/Yeh7qVmTzK— Jeremy Johns (@jeremymjohns) October 29, 2018
my girlfriend now ex and I together for six years. she was beautiful loving. one day she grew large claws told her she was still beautiful. she started clawing cars eating algae. shes now giant crab.. democrabs ruined her life. im here to save others from that fate— Night of the Living Marble (@living_marble) October 28, 2018
my girlfriend now ex and I were together for a decade. she was beautiful loving. one day she grew a tail and claws, told her she was still beautiful. she started shooting flames from her mouth. shes now with antifa.. democrats mutated her. im here to save others from that fate!— your very own monica bellucci dream (@DJCPI) October 27, 2018
My GF now ex and I together for 13 years, then she had her dark baptism in the woods and became a full witch, worshipping Satan and eats people, also her cat is talking to me, I'm here to save others from that farce— Return of the Curse of the Prankster's Ghost (@Prankster36) October 28, 2018
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As for promax4Trump’s fate, his account has since been suspended. It seems unlikely that he was even a real person to begin with: His account was created on Oct. 26, just hours before his tweet went live, according to Bot Sentinel. The site lists him as a “trollbot” and gives him a score of 75 percent, which means there’s an incredibly high likelihood that his account was created for nefarious purposes and was either automated or controlled by a third-party.
In other words, it seems likely that no one was real in promax4Trump’s antifa story, not even himself.
Ana Valens is a reporter specializing in online queer communities, marginalized identities, and adult content creation. She is Daily Dot's Trans/Sex columnist. Her work has appeared at Vice, Vox, Truthout, Bitch Media, Kill Screen, Rolling Stone, and the Toast. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, and spends her free time developing queer adult games.