Tired with Donald Trump stealing the headlines for far too long (he's off to the Mexican border today with a whole gaggle of journalists), Republican presidential rival Lindsey Graham managed to throw one of the business mogul's gimmicks right back in his wig-topped face.
The South Carolina Senator angered Mr Trump when he criticised his attack on veteran John McCain. After Mr Trump said he preferred war heroes who had not been captured, Mr Graham said of The Apprentice star: "Run for president. But don't be the world's biggest jackass."
Mr Trump's response was to publicly read out Mr Graham's personal mobile phone number. Mr Trump encouraged his supporters to call Mr Graham, which they dutifully did, thus filling up his voice mail to full capacity.
Mr Graham tweeted that he was probably going to get a new phone, asking, "iPhone or Android?" But then he did something even better: he released a video with the help of the Independent Journal Review showcasing the best, most satisfying ways to destroy your mobile phone. Whether you have an annoying ex bombarding with phone calls or you've unfortunately got on the wrong side of the Trump, Mr Graham's video is necessary viewing:
The video shows Mr Graham using a range of instruments and means to destroy his Samsung flip phone: meat cleaver, blender, golf club or large stone; all help to shield Mr Graham's technology from the Trump "crazies."
At the end of the video, Mr Graham has a message for his rival: "Or if all else fails, you can always give your phone to the Donald. This is for the veterans." Mr Graham then throws the phone off screen.
Donald Trump's most controversial quotes
Donald Trump's most controversial quotes
1/14 On Isis:
"Some of the candidates, they went in and didn’t know the air conditioner didn’t work and sweated like dogs, and they didn’t know the room was too big because they didn’t have anybody there. How are they going to beat ISIS?"
2/14 On immigration:
"I will build a great wall — and nobody builds walls better than me, believe me —and I’ll build them very inexpensively. I will build a great, great wall on our southern border, and I will make Mexico pay for that wall. Mark my words."
3/14 On Free Trade:
"Free trade is terrible. Free trade can be wonderful if you have smart people. But we have stupid people."
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4/14 On Mexicans:
"When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best. They’re sending people that have lots of problems. They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists."
5/14 On China:
"I just sold an apartment for $15 million to somebody from China. Am I supposed to dislike them?... I love China. The biggest bank in the world is from China. You know where their United States headquarters is located? In this building, in Trump Tower."
6/14 On work:
"If you're interested in 'balancing' work and pleasure, stop trying to balance them. Instead make your work more pleasurable."
7/14 On success:
"What separates the winners from the losers is how a person reacts to each new twist of fate."
8/14 On life:
"Everything in life is luck."
9/14 On ambition:
"You have to think anyway, so why not think big?"
10/14 On his opponents:
"Bush is totally in favour of Common Core. I don't see how he can possibly get the nomination. He's weak on immigration. He's in favour of Common Core. How the hell can you vote for this guy? You just can't do it."
11/14 On Obamacare:
"You have to be hit by a tractor, literally, a tractor, to use it, because the deductibles are so high. It's virtually useless. And remember the $5 billion web site?... I have so many web sites, I have them all over the place. I hire people, they do a web site. It costs me $3."
12/14 On Barack Obama:
"Obama is going to be out playing golf. He might be on one of my courses. I would invite him. I have the best courses in the world. I have one right next to the White House."
13/14 On himself:
"Love him or hate him, Trump is a man who is certain about what he wants and sets out to get it, no holds barred. Women find his power almost as much of a turn-on as his money."
14/14 On America:
"The American Dream is dead. But if I get elected president I will bring it back bigger and better and stronger than ever before and we will make America great again."
The most recent Reuters/Ipsos poll on the Republican candidates for the White House put Mr Trump on 17 per cent of support, slightly behind former Florida Governor Jeb Bush on 18 per cent.
Mr Trump was behind be eight per cent just last week.
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