President Donald Trump’s marketing campaign is seeking to capitalize – and revenue – off of former Vice President Joe Biden’s “you ain’t black” comment Friday by promoting a $30 t-shirt that includes the phrase.
The official Trump Store catalog added a number of merchandise this week that are pitched straight at black Americans. One piece of merchandise contains the #YouAintBlack remark Biden made throughout an interview final week with The Breakfast Club host Charlamagne Tha God. Biden later apologized for his criticism of black Americans who could also be contemplating voting for Trump. The Trump Store web site can be at the moment promoting “Woke” hats and “Black Voices for Trump” attire.
“Joe Biden actually told Black Americans they ‘AIN’T BLACK’ if they support President Donald J. Trump! Sport this shirt and make sure NO ONE forgets the words #YouAintBlack came out of Joe Biden’s mouth!” reads the Trump Store’s catalog description of the t-shirt.
In the catalog itemizing, a black girl is seen modeling the shirt which is listed in a number of sizes for $30 every. An embedded video clip with the phrase “racist” written throughout Biden’s face is proven proper subsequent to the product description which hyperlinks to Trump’s official YouTube channel.
Trump’s official marketing campaign retailer has often bought merchandise that includes well timed headlines, rally slogans and phrases which criticize Democrats. The web site options “Baby Lives Matter” clothes for infants which makes use of the identical font and styling because the “Black Lives Matter” motion it’s emulating. The Trump marketing campaign didn’t reply to Newsweek’s question Tuesday whether or not the phrase refers to anti-abortion advocates.
The official Trump Store web site incorporates a disclaimer saying “all transactions” made on the web site are thought-about a donation to the Trump Make America Great Again Committee, though U.S. Postal Service delivery charges should not included within the checklist worth. Additionally, patrons should consent to obtain calls or texts from the marketing campaign as they have to present their cellphone quantity with the intention to buy merchandise on the location. The Trump Make America Great Again Committee works in partnership with each the Donald J. Trump for President Inc. group and the Republican National Committee.
The official Trump Store has featured a variety of merchandise since he introduced his presidential marketing campaign in 2015. In addition to “MAGA” hats and “Keep America Great” attire, the location has bought handcuffs, tub salts, chocolate bullion units and suede moss candles.