On Sunday, billionaire real estate mogul and Republican 2016 frontrunner Donald Trump told a little boy that he is Batman, DC Comics' perennial crime-fighter whose secret identity is that of reclusive billionaire Bruce Wayne.
According to CNN, Trump made the claim before a helicopter ride over the Iowa State Fair.
After landing his helicopter at the edge of the fairgrounds, Trump said, "We have quite a few children gonna take rides today. Where are the children? Get them over here."
He then gathered a group of around 50 children around himself as he took questions from reporters.
"Nobody else will do the job that I will do," he said. "I will bring back jobs, I will strengthen our military, I'll take care of our vets, I'll get rid of Obamacare, which is, by the way, a catastrophe."
During one ride in the helicopter, a 9-year-old boy named William asked Trump, "Are you Batman?"
"I am Batman," Trump replied.
It didn't take long for Twitter users to do what Twitter users do best. The hashtag #BatTrump began trending by Sunday evening.
"Clark Kent barely pulls down 50k a year. Newspapers are dead. And I'm rich." #BatTrump— Jonathan Potts (@Jonathan Potts)1439775962.0
"Hey, Wonder Woman, you call that 'Paradise Island'? I could buy such a nicer island for less money." #BatTrump— Eric Kleefeld (@Eric Kleefeld)1439774478.0
"People tell me all the time, you have the greatest batmobile. What does Wonder Woman have? Invisible jet? Terrible. #BatTrump @owillis— Apparent Steve (@Apparent Steve)1439774238.0
"Superman's not a hero. I like heroes whose planets haven't exploded." #BatTrump— Steve Marmel (@Steve Marmel)1439774510.0
@twolf10 Awesome! Thanks. #BatTrump http://t.co/jCd7RwkwZq— Jim White (@Jim White)1439776323.0