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The scariest thing Stephen King tweets about is politics

Novelist Stephen King speaks to creative writing students at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell in Lowell, Mass., in 2012. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Since he joined Twitter nearly a year and a half ago, horror novelist Stephen King has tweeted just more than 600 times. He tweets mostly about movies and TV shows and his dog, Molly. But every so often, he sounds off on politics.

About 5 percent of King's tweets are political, ranging from the 2016 election to gun control. He has gone so political, in fact, that he felt the need to rule out a run for governor of Maine (his home state) a few weeks back.

Here's some of his thoughts, many of which earned thousands of re-tweets:

The 2016 Republican field so far

Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Maine taxes

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) in March accused King, as well as former governor Ken Curtis (D) and Burt's Bees founder Roxanne Quimby, of leaving the state to avoid paying taxes. King said he did not and called for LePage to apologize. LePage did not apologize.

Brian Williams's suspension

Sexism in politics

Ted Cruz's appearance

That thing where politicians put on coats or fleeces when giving press conferences on big winter storms

The 114th Congress

"AMERICA'S NEW CONGRESS looks like the same old (expletive) to me."

Negative ads

The tea party

Gun control

The Affordable Care Act

He doesn't seem to think Republicans have an actual alternative.