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Mayor Jim Kenney Wonders About The Oompa Loompa Vote



    Mayor Jim Kenney Wonders About The Oompa Loompa Vote
    Kenney: Associated Press; Trump: NBC10
    Mayor Jim Kenney, left, "has done a terrible job," according to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, right. Trump used the same word to describe Kenney's predecessor, Michael Nutter, last December.

    Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney took to Twitter on Thursday night wondering about a potential swing demographic in this election -- the Oompa Loompas.

    Kenney used Willy Wonka's employees and their appearance to take a shot at Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. The Democratic mayor cracked wise as he wondered about "the Oompa Loompa vote and where it may be leaning this late in the race."

    The mayor is familiar with @realDonaldTrump. Kenney and Trump have clashed before on social media. After Trump ripped "the Philadelphia mayor" for doing a terrible job in September, Kenney shot back that Trump is "a total nincompoop."

    Kenney has been particularly active on his personal Twitter account the last week.

    "Bye Donald. Here's your hat and don't let the door hit you on the way out." Kenney added.

    He had more words for Trump, calling him pathetic after he publicly interviewed current employees. Kenney also extended his views to Trump's family.

    We'll have to see if Kenney will raise any other concerns before the election on Nov. 8.