The tweet quickly went viral, garnering more than 150,000 retweets and nearly 400,000 likes. People also shared their thoughts about the stunt, and many got a kick out of it.
Others believed the idea was “unethical” and “immoral.” Some Twitter users said nuclear war is not a laughing matter.
A few users got in on the joke by nudging other popular fast-food chains to join the battle. A couple called on Wendy’s and Burger King to respond to the “threat."
Neither McDonald’s nor Trump have responded to KFC’s tweet.