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A collection of the most entertaining responses to Brad Evans' Donald Trump tweet

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Brad Evans became a political lightning rod for at least one day.

If you were anywhere near Twitter on Thursday, you probably heard about Brad Evans stepping into the political arena with a response to this almost-impossible-to-believe tweet from presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump:

This was Evans' response:

As you might imagine, a professional athlete making such a pointed remark toward an actual presidential candidate got the attention of a lot of people. Such outlets as Sports Illustrated, USA Today and CBS Sports all picked up on the story.

Predictably, Evans' Tweet drew a variety of responses. Here are some of the more entertaining ones:

Even fans of opposing teams took notice:

Of course, not everyone was as impressed:

And the hands down winner.

Editor's Note:

We avoided discussing the Evans tweet until it became a national phenomenon

After much consideration we determined that discussion about the tweet and reaction fit within our general rule of "no politics" because of how we approached this story as a demonstration of Evans’ use of social media, not that it was a political target.