Can real estate mogul and United States presidential contender Donald Trump make bitcoin great again?
called Trumpchain doesn’t quite answer that question, but it does offer an amusing take on the controversial figure's bid for the White House.
The profile, described as a bot “that mixes Donald Trump speeches and tweets with comments from /r/bitcoin”, has undoubtedly become a vehicle for a bizarre mix of comedy and humor as it relates to the bitcoin space.
From the block size debate to China’s bitcoin mining ecosystem to Bitcoin Classic and Core, the parody account offers a level of commentary that is at times both crass and eyebrow raising – in good humor, of course.
Among the topics is China and Iran, which Trump often invokes during his campaign rallies.
We can't let Iran get blockchain technology. We can't do it. Can't do it. We cannot let that happen.
They won't accept it. Iran has. And they're going to buy bitcoins.
— Trumpchain (@trumpchain) February 19, 2016
They’re building a blockchain technology island in the middle of the South China sea. A blockchain technology island.
— Trumpchain (@trumpchain) February 2, 2016
Another popular Trump topic – the border between the US and Mexico – also receives a fresh take via Trumpchain.
I will end 1MB blocks and protect our borders! We need to MAKE THE BLOCKCHAIN SAFE & GREAT AGAIN! #Trump2016
— Trumpchain (@trumpchain) February 18, 2016
Trumpchain also wades into his 'opinion' on Bitcoin Core, as well as the alternative implementations Classic and XT.
Bitcoin Classic. Oh, Bitcoin Classic, Bitcoin Classic. Everything is Bitcoin Classic. What happens? Nothing.
They want to work, they want to make the blockchain great. I love the people of Bitcoin Core. So that's the way it is. Very simple.
— Trumpchain (@trumpchain) February 16, 2016
Hearn told thousands of miners that Trump was strongly in favor of Bitcoin XT and "choice" - a total lie!
— Trumpchain (@trumpchain) February 5, 2016
At other times, Trumpchain touches on other topics of interest in the bitcoin and blockchain space.
I have a great relationship with the sidechains. I’ve always had a great relationship with the sidechains.
— Trumpchain (@trumpchain) February 9, 2016
Remember, I am self-funding my bitcoin wallet, the only one in either party. I'm not controlled by lobbyists or special interests
— Trumpchain (@trumpchain) January 28, 2016
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