ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi released a message on Boxing Day (the day after Christmas to all fellow Americans), praising the success of the caliphate despite the international coalition attacking it daily.

In the 24-minute recording, the first we’ve heard from al-Baghdadi since May, the leader threatens Israel (of course), taunts the United States for not putting boots on the ground (be careful what you ask for, skippy), and then called on Muslims across the globe to join ISIS.

After the message was translated and tweeted by Emirati activist Iyad el-Baghdadi (no relation) the replies quickly flew in… and they weren’t what the terror group was hoping for:


And then HA Hellyer explained a little more just how farcical the replies to Baghdadi really are:

Journalist Murtaza Hussain jumped in as well: