Guy threatens to smash student’s laptop for Trump sticker, commits assault on female instead

A male college student threatened to smash a female student’s notebook computer — all because it sported a “Trump Make America Great Again” sticker.

Political primaries have only just begun and fighting among supporters is already taking a nasty turn.

Clifford Durand, 18, a student at the Queens campus of St. John’s University, took a photo of his unsuspecting classmate with the offensive sticker and posted it on Twitter with the message, “7000 retweets and i’ll smash this b***h’s computer.”

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Source: New York Daily News

“7000 retweets”? Within four hours, Durand’s tweet got more than 16,000 retweets. But a post that viral soon caught the attention of the intended victim — Brianna Algazali, 20 — who complained to the university’s public safety office and approached her classmate.

And the confrontation included raised voices, heated words, and a drink being thrown at the hapless Durand.

“She asked him to take down the post and he said ‘make me,’ another student told the New York Daily News.

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Brianna Algazali and Clifford Durand

“She raised her voice and she threw her drink on him,” a friend of Durand said. “He looked like he was in shock. I went towards him to hold him back.”

Durand later admitted on Twitter that he struck Algazali after she threw the drink in his face, a statement confirmed by witnesses. His Twitter account was later suspended.

Watch the report via the Daily News.

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