‘What's your favorite racial slur?’: #AskTrump hashtag goes hilariously — and predictably — awry
US presidential candidate Donald Trump, pictured on August 17, 2015 in New York City, is growing increasingly competitive in a general election match up against Hillary Clinton (AFP Photo/Don Emmert)

Whoever it was on Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's team that thought it would be a brilliant idea to start an #AskTrump hashtag campaign is probably kicking themselves about now.

The former realty TV star and real estate tycoon put out a call for questions on Monday morning:

Twitter users quickly sprang into action.

@BlackGirlNerds spoke for many when they posted:

We suspect that the Donald's social media team is having a tough day.