There’s an epidemic sweeping America, and neither of the presidential candidates are even addressing it. We’re talking clowns, people. We are right smack in the middle of the great clown panic of 2016 and as we inch closer to Halloween, things are only looking to get worse before they get better. Whether or not the bulk of these clown sightings turn out to be hoaxes remains to be seen, but as children are starting to be targeted and there have actually been suggestions of violence, people are taking this stuff very seriously, and schools in some parts of the country have actually been shutting down amid threats.
Enough is enough! As Samuel L. Jackson would say, had there ever been a sequel to Snakes on a Plane, only with clowns: we have had it with these mothereffing clowns on this mothereffing plane. In response, the Twitter hashtag #IfISeeAClown quickly gained steam today, as people joked about what they would do if they were ever approached by one of these red-nosed, squeaky shoes wearing scourges of the circus. (For the record, I would probably just kick the clown in the nuts and run away.)
Here are just a few of the reactions on Twitter: