Marvel comics villain webpage redirects to Trump

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The multi-headed Hydra is a fictional extremist organization often depicted in Marvel Comics storylines, but fans of the villain who go to visit the website will instead be redirected to President Trump’s official page on the White House website.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, which noticed the redirect on Thursday, the comic book storyline went viral after the film “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” came out in 2014 featuring “scenes of characters suspiciously whispering ‘Hail Hydra’ to each other, denoting their allegiance to the bad guys. With Hydra back in the public eye thanks to both comic book and television storylines, the meme has also returned — and upped its game significantly.”

The hail-hydra URL was originally registered in 2014 by someone in the Australian town of Nobby Beach, Queensland, according to the report, but it’s unclear who set up the redirect, which likely took place in the middle of April.  As of Friday morning, the redirect remains in tact.
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