Bad Hombres

Bad Hombres

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Updated Oct 27, 2016 at 04:58PM EDT by Adam.

Added Oct 20, 2016 at 11:26AM EDT by Adam.

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Bad Hombres refers to a series of jokes made in response to a comment made by Donald Trump during the third 2016 United States Presidential Debate in which he said "We have some bad hombres here and we have to get them out." The statement sparked jokes on Twitter mocking the comment and Trump's pronunciation of "hombre," which to many sounded like "ombré," a type of hairstyle.

Origin

While answering a question about his immigration policy, Trump stated that there were a lot of drug lords in the United States and that they needed to be removed. He concluded his comment by saying "we have some bad hombres here and we have to get them out."



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Immediately after, Twitter began making jokes about the comment. Many included references to 80s comedy film The Three Amigos and jokes about his pronunciation of "hombre" as "ombré," a type of hairstyle in which one color gradually blends into another.[1]


LeahLaO @LeahLochoa 2: Follow Trump saving us from #badhombres #debates Y NYC BLONDE @NYC Blonde Follow Trump: we gotta get rid of the bad hombres in this country Me: ugh yes gross disgusting get out ToddInTheShadows @ShadowTodd Follow BAD HOMBRES COMING 2017 RATED R

The joke became arguably the most popular meme of the night, and was covered by Wired,[2] New York Daily News,[3] Fox News,[4] BBC,[5] and many more.

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Jake Brodsky @brodskysauce ' Follow #Bad Hombres #debatenight ▼ RETWEETSLIKES 91 2:39 AM - 20 Oct 2016 13 6691 Eric Allen Hatch @ericallenhatch Follow We've got some bad hombres here 101 Many Other Functions Follow @timtheredmenace #Bad Hombres Ben Heller @benheller + Follow Bad Hombres Khalid Abuhakmeh @buhakmeh * Follow I loved playing #BadHombres in the arcade Brings back memories. #debatenightY RETWEETS LIKES 30 37 2:38 AM-20 Oct 2016 37 Samhainalex @xanaicastro Follow This is a "Bad Ombre" #BadOmbre #debatenightY #Trump RETWEET 2:25 AM-20 Oct 2016 Guimaraes, Portugal 31

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