Montel Williams has been on a roll lately, what with his recent condemnation of Josh Duggar and his subsequent doubling-down on those initial comments. However, the talk show host put himself on Twitter’s shit list after he tweeted about civil rights activist Deray McKesson late Tuesday night.
The tweet in question attempts to rip apart the possible comparison between McKesson and Martin Luther King, Jr.:
@deray is no MLK. Let’s just get that real clear.
— Montel Williams (@Montel_Williams) June 10, 2015
McKesson responded to Williams on Wednesday morning:
So did the King Center in Atlanta:
— The King Center (@TheKingCenter) June 10, 2015
However, the best (and most creative) rebuttals to Williams’ troll-inviting tweet came in the form of the #MontelWilliamsLogic hashtag:
— Jane Doe, MD (@DrJaneChi) June 10, 2015
Jesse Jackson is no Michael Jackson. #MontelWilliamsLogic
— Morticia Baddams (@linluv5) June 10, 2015
apple is no orange #montelwilliamslogic
— Albus Percival (@javierabrown) June 10, 2015
Cake is no ice cream #MontelWilliamsLogic
— Daria Morgendorffer (@_EmmTee) June 10, 2015
Let this be a reminder that the Internet is wonderful. At least, when you’re not on the receiving end of its best (and worst) trolls.
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