Brandon Stanton, the journalist and creator of the mega-popular photo blog Humans of New York, has done the impossible—win over the Internet with positivity. His photos, which celebrate the diverse, resilient, and unique people of New York City, are the antidote to all the flame wars and hate speech on Facebook. His posts have inspired millions around the world. On the back of that widespread success, he's taken his blog worldwide, profiling Syrian refugees and traveling to the Middle East to give some much-needed attention to the wonderful ordinary people living there.

Brandon Stanton, one of the Internet's nicest guys.

Perhaps it was his travels to the Arab world that convinced Stanton to break his policy of remaining nonpolitical and write a scathing open letter to would-be Muslim-banner Donald Trump. Without even including a photo (gasp), Stanton posted his letter to the Humans of New York Facebook page on March 14. And for such a sweet man, he really didn't pull any punches. (Full text below.)

An Open Letter to Donald Trump: Mr. Trump, I try my hardest not to be political. I’ve refused to interview several of...

Posted by Humans of New York on Monday, March 14, 2016