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Hilarious #TrumpBookReport has Trump reviewing the classics

A Twitter hashtag features the candidate bringing back rye-catching jobs, planning sneak attacks to kill mockingbirds and building a wall around Hogwarts.

You may have been there: writing a book report after only the quickest skim of the book itself, grabbing information from the title and not much else, triple-spacing the text and hoping for the best.

A tweet from St. Louis alderman Antonio French during Wednesday night's third presidential debate suggested Republican candidate Donald Trump's foreign-policy knowledge was about as deep as a slapdash teen's book report.

French's tweet took off, spawning the hashtag #TrumpBookReport, and leading to a whole library full of joke essays on famous works of literature, set in Trump's linguistic style.


Almost every classic on a high-school reading list came in for a mention, but Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" proved to be a special favorite.

As did F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby."

And of course, J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series made some social media magic.