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#BoycottHamilton hashtag becomes top trending topic on Twitter after cast 'harassed' Mike Pence

Members of the Secret Service counter sniper team watch over the Richard Rodgers Theatre while US President Barack Obama attends a showing of "Hamilton" with his daughter Sasha Obama and Malia Obama along with his sister Maya Soetoro-Ng and brother-in-law Konrad Ng July 18, 2015 in New York. (Image source: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

President-elect Donald Trump scolded the cast of the hit Broadway musical "Hamilton" Saturday after the play's cast "harassed" Vice President-elect Mike Pence Friday during a performance of the play — even calling on the cast to apologize to Pence.

Liberals lauded the cast for speaking out. But now, conservatives who feel personally insulted by the cast's remarks are calling for a boycott of the play.

Using the hashtag "#BoycottHamilton," conservatives took to Twitter Saturday to voice their disdain with what was perceived as an attack on conservatism as a whole.

The hashtag became the number one topic on Twitter Saturday afternoon.

Still, liberals took to Twitter to mock those calling for a boycott of the popular musical, saying those calling for the boycott either couldn't afford tickets to the play or don't even know what it's about.

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