Heroes in a half shell, White power!
Then an evil turtle named Slash arrives in the city, and Hackenbrush immediately mocks him as "some kind of foreigner," but then bribes him into sowing mayhem, fanning the flames of turtle racism.
"When Dimension X sends its mutants, they're not sending their best. They're sending Bebops. They're sending Rocksteadys."
Hackenbrush is eventually exposed by some ace reporting by O'Neil (New York Times, pay attention). As punishment, he is loudly fired by the actual owner of the company, Mr. Lofty -- who looks surprisingly a lot like Fred Trump, Donald's father. We're not saying TMNT intentionally created a world in which Fred Trump would repeatedly yell "You're fired" at his heir, but that's immediately the best Trump origin story we've ever heard.