If you’ve ever thought you want to be JK Rowling when you grow up, here’s one more reason. The author and super-impressive human being is hitting back at Trump-loving fans who are threatening to burn their Harry Potter books and DVDs in protest at her comments on the new president. And it’s absolutely magic.
The author has made no secret of her dislike of Donald Trump (remember her calling him worse than Voldemort?). But since his executive order on immigration, she has stepped up on her criticism. Rowling worked in the research department at human rights charity Amnesty International in London in her twenties, where it was her job to read the accounts written by victims of torture and persecution by oppressive regimes worldwide.
Now, dealing with haters, she's been putting her magical power of sarcasm to full use, with some biting putdowns.
And if you’re wondering about Rowling's super-thick skin, here she is with a quote from Winston Churchill on why having one or two enemies is no bad thing.