POLITICS
21/09/2015 20:55 BST | Updated 21/09/2015 21:59 BST

Donald Trump's People Hold #AskTrump Session, Twitter Dutifully Plays Along, So Does The Media

Donald Trump held an #asktrump session on Twitter on Monday evening. Or at least his people did. The ask sessions are always nonsense, so announcing this was nothing more than a way to have Trump's name trend for a couple of hours, even if the joke was at his expense.

The Twitterati played along, posting the standard questions about his wig, racism and his wig again. Here are the first 10 we pulled off the Internet:

Online news outlets then wrote about the pantomime, many feigning incredulity that the stunt "backfired." Patton Oswalt summed up the evening's performance with the following post: