Twitter was rife with sarcastic wanted posters and band name ideas after Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump used the term “bad hombres” when discussing Mexican immigrants during the final presidential debate Wednesday night.
“We have some bad, bad people in this country. We are going to get them out, we are going to secure the border,” Trump said Wednesday, responding to a question regarding immigration.
“We have some bad hombres here and we’re going to get them out.”
Within minutes, the hashtag #BadHombres began trending on Twitter, as people reacted to Trump’s comments.
Throughout his campaign, Trump has remained committed to building a wall along the roughly 3,218 kilometre U.S. border with Mexico.
The Republican nominee claims he will order the immediate detention of all known immigrants in the U.S. illegally who have been arrested for crimes, issuing “detainers for illegal immigrants who are arrested” and initiate immediate proceedings to remove them on his first day in office.
Even brands got in on the hashtag.
Many Twitter users expressed outrage over the comment, accusing Trump of using racist remarks during a presidential debate.