Billion Dollar Battle of the Twitter Twerps

Mark Cuban and Donald Trump go at it on Twitter.
Tue November 6, 2012 7:53 pm
Associated Press | Rick Bowmer

Was it really just a week ago that Donald Trump offered to give $5 million to the charity of President Barack Obama’s choice if he would release his college transcripts and a passport application?

Trump’s self-serving, conspiratorial “October Surpise” was nothing more than fodder for the comedy and talk shows. And, it seems, for Mark Cuban. Last week the Dallas Mavericks owner went on Dallas’s Fox 4 with a challenge of his own:

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If you couldn’t bear to watch, we’ll spell it out for you: Cuban said he’d donate $1 million to the charity of Trump’s choice if “The Donald” would shave his head. 

Well, it took Trump a few days, but on Monday, he responded by pooh-poohing Cuban’s offer, while pointing out that, he, Donald Trump, was both wealthier than Mark Cuban, and a more successful reality television star than Mark Cuban. 

A sampling of the tweets from both men:

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