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A Racist Troll Taunted A Muslim Lawyer And His Clap Back Was Brilliant

Note to bigots: if you want to win an argument, don't pick on a lawyer.

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We know that Twitter is where people go to pick fights. It's mostly harmless and SUPER FUN to watch.

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Like the time when Azaelia Banks tried to drag Rihanna over Trump (TL;DR Banks lost). Or that short-lived yet sass-filled feud between Wendy's and Burger King.

Unfortunately it's also where bigoted trolls go to jack-off. Or as they claimβ€”exercising their freedom of speech.

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Which brings us to last Sunday, when a tweet by American-Muslim lawyer, Qasim Rashid, went totally viral.

A white supremacist DM'd me claiming Islam is violent & taunted me to show "where's the Christian version of Isis?"… https://t.co/6LcBMetTiV

@MuslimIQ / Via Twitter: @MuslimIQ

In his tweet, Rashid, who's no stranger to harassment by racist Twitter users, claims a white supremacist slid into his DM with the most asinine query.

@MuslimIQ / Via Twitter: @MuslimIQ

And oooh boy, did Rashid have RECEIPTS aka world history. In fact, they simply had to type 'Christian/Religious Terrorism' on Google.

@MuslimIQ / Via Twitter: @MuslimIQ

He took the time to neatly list several examples of religious-based extremist groups and events around the world.

@MuslimIQ / Via Twitter: @MuslimIQ

And emphasized that the KKK, Neo-Nazi groups and factions of the Aryan Nations still exist in the US.

@MuslimIQ / Via Twitter: @MuslimIQ

Of course Twitter was abuzz with some users applauding his polite clap back.

@MuslimIQ .@MuslimIQ standing ovation. πŸ™ŒπŸ½

@lsarsour / Via Twitter: @lsarsour

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@zdfs / Via Twitter: @zdfs

I am a pastor and i approve this message https://t.co/aCjrFBcuxM

@TheologicalDino / Via Twitter: @TheologicalDino

While others, hmmm...not so much.

@LADale80 @psycho4ensics1 @MuslimIQ No Christian mass killings in the name of God . It's 2017 not 400 years ago .

@SusanXOStorm / Via Twitter: @SusanXOStorm

@MuslimIQ Christianity went through various reformations. Islam has not. Christianity embraces church/state separation, does Islam?

@other_sebastian / Via Twitter: @other_sebastian

And many wanted the low-down on the troll's response. In short, he informed Rashid that "no one has died from racism since World War II".

@thekleptocracy He claimed racism doesn't exist and no one has died from racism since WW2. smh facepalm.

@MuslimIQ / Via Twitter: @MuslimIQ

#AlternativeFacts

Mostly, people agreed that every religion has extremists and it's ridiculous to judge others based on the violent actions of few.

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New plan: move to Mars.

So remember, if you're gonna pick a fight on Twitter, don't do it to a lawyer.

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