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Liberals’ Worst Trump-Harry Potter Comparisons

Harry Potter was published 20 years ago today, so, to celebrate, NTK rounded up the dumbest liberal comparisons between Trump’s America and the wizarding world.

The Harry Potter series kicked off 20 years ago today as J.K. Rowling published “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” in the United Kingdom.

The seven-book series quickly become a worldwide sensation for children and young adults, but in President Trump’s America, it has become a rallying point for the so-called “resistance.”

Nothing exemplifies the left-wing’s freakout in the wake of Trump’s election than the breathless comparisons between the president and his Cabinet and the villains of the novels.

For instance, MoveOn.org and Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) actually released an ad (above) exhorting Harry Potter fans to defeat “he-who-must-not-be-named” (Trump) in the November election.

Here are some of the worst comparisons:

The Daily Show host Trevor Noah, prior to the November election, compared himself to Harry Potter and Trump to Voldemort, the book’s main villain:

The comparisons to Voldemort did not stop with Noah.

Author Jodi Picoult on Trump and his Cabinet:

Entertainment Weekly:

TV host Erin Sharoni:

British newspaper The Guardian:

Students at Harvard formed “Dumbledore’s Army” to fight the Trump Administration:

Avengers director Joss Whedon called for an “auror” in the place of a special prosecutor, in the wake of FBI Director James Comey’s dismissal.

An online community calling itself “The Harry Potter Alliance” has attempted to galvanize “resistance” to the Trump administration:

Then there is the creator of the series herself whose Twitter feed has become a clearinghouse for barbs targeting Trump and his administration: