Trump Dating offers to help find your #MAGA match - as long as you are not gay

‘Break down the wall around my heart and make Mexico pay for it’


Donald Trump supporters looking for love now have their own dating site - but only straight singles need apply.

“Dating in 2018 is more of a challenge than ever before, thanks in part to today's polarising political landscape,” says Trump Dating, which claims to offer “love, romance and friendship” to lonely Republicans.

With bipartisan co-operation in the dating world in almost as sorry a state as in Washington DC, “wouldn't it be refreshing to already know that your date roots for the same team?” the site asks, alongside a photo of a canoodling couple in pro-Trump baseball caps.

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However, LGBT lonely hearts will have to look elsewhere to find their America First romance - the site only allows users to sign up as “straight man” or “straight woman”.

Trump Dating is a new addition to the Friends Worldwide Dating Network, which describes itself as a “market leader in [the] niche dating industry”. Other speciality dating websites under its umbrella include military match-finder, and Culinary Friends, which helps foodies find love.

The site came to mainstream attention over the weekend after NPR reporter Tim Mak spotted the service:

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Reporters from Australian lifestyle site Pedestrian TV promptly created a profile posing as a male Trump fan, and were presented with profiles whose pick-up lines included: “Break down the wall around my heart... and make Mexico pay for it!”. Another profile simply read “White power”, followed by a pink heart emoji.

Predictably, Trump Dating prompted plenty of mirth on social media as Twitter users explored the site:

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Others noted that the apparent exclusion of gay users was ironic given that the site appeared to have no qualms when it came to married daters:

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However, despite the online ribbing, the principle at the core of Trump Dating is a solid one, it would appear. “A Tinder study found 71% of online daters consider differing politics a dealbreaker in a relationship,” says Business Insider.

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