Media 10 December 2015 World ends as Donald Trump discovers “respected columnist” Katie Hopkins supports him The devil finds his advocate. Photos: Getty Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up That’s it, ladies and gentlemoles. It’s time to switch off the internet, dive into a bunker, and prepare for the end. For two nuclear blond bombshells of hatespeech have collided to destroy the planet and everything that we hold sacred. And as if it couldn’t get any worse, they found one another via a lethal combination of Twitter and the Daily Mail. The inevitable march of human progress, eh. Donald Trump, a US presidential candidate who wants a “total and complete shutdown” on Muslims entering America, has found a cheerleader for his views. Yes, it’s Britain’s very own “respected columnist” Katie Hopkins! Here he is on Twitter, excited about his new friend: Thank you to respected columnist Katie Hopkins of Daily https://t.co/LgtY0qdv9U for her powerful writing on the U.K.'s Muslim problems. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 10, 2015 And here’s her reply: @realDonaldTrump thank you sir - #standstrong you have support in the UK. The liberal left love a petition! pic.twitter.com/TZnUy2a1N6 — Katie Hopkins (@KTHopkins) December 10, 2015 You guysss! And here he is again... The politicians of the U.K. should watch Katie Hopkins of Daily https://t.co/LgtY0qdv9U on @FoxNews. Many people in the U.K. agree with me! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 10, 2015 All this online loving (or, more accurately, hating) is a result of Hopkins’ Mail column praising Trump’s stance. “I hear cries that he is a blithering idiot. I have often been called a deranged fool. But if this were true you could ignore me, ignore us, imaging the two of us shouting naked at the rain. “It's because we articulate sentiments repressed by the politically correct consensus that we have a voice.” She also agrees with Trump's suggestion that London is dangerously multicultural: “My family is not keen for me to be in the capital. “Some friends will no longer come to London.” They probably don't come because you've been let loose in the capital, Katie. Ah well, at least you have a new best friend to play with now. Now listen to Caroline Crampton, Barbara Speed and Jonn Elledge discuss Donald Trump, on this week's New Statesman podcast... › As Momentum restricts meetings, how will Left Unity adapt to the Corbyn era? I'm a mole, innit. Subscribe For more great writing from our award-winning journalists subscribe for just £1 per month!