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Trump's Website Is Now Selling MAGA Pride T-Shirts, And The Irony Is White Hot

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After the Trump administration issued rights to discriminate under the guise of "religious freedom" and issued transphobic new rules for the military, one would think President Donald Trump wasn't very popular with the people his administration tries to target with federally sanctioned discrimination.

But that doesn't mean he won't try to sell them a t-shirt.


Apropos to nothing—since LGBTQ Pride Month was in June—the Trump reelection campaign unveiled their latest pride merchandise.

Seriously.

This appeared on Trump's official campaign website.

shop.donaldjtrump.com

Yes, for the low, low sum of $25 you can show your support for the man who reinstated the ban on transgender people serving in the military and promoted a "religious freedom" doctrine that involves Evangelical Christian owned businesses, evangelical doctors, nurses and paramedics and other professionals denying even lifesaving services to LGBTQ people without consequences and just generally made life more difficult for LGBTQ people.

This was not the first time Trump tried to shill his shirts.

The Trump campaign first brought out their Pride Merchandise in late May to coincide with LGBTQ Pride Month.

With this design.

For PRIDE.

shop.donaldjtrump.com

How declaring love for Trump showed LGBTQ pride (or self-awareness) wasn't clear.

But apparently the $30 price point wasn't enticing so the shirt got marked down to $24.

At the time, Buzzfeed News' David Mack let the world know on Twitter.

Unlike prior President's (excluding Republicans), Trump failed to recognize LGBTQ Pride month.

Not even a nod was given to the 50th anniversary of Stonewall in 2019 until it proved to be a launching pad for selling t-shirts.

Mack came with receipts on the Trump administration relationship with the LGBTQ community.

Presumably the new design is in time for the holidays.

What LGBTQ person could resist this gift under their tree or to commemorate the festival of lights?

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Yeah.

This has "your least favorite MAGA Aunt or Uncle" gift written all over it.


Could he be taking aim at a specific Democratic candidate?

People found it too surreal.

If you're looking for a gift this holiday season, unless your recipient is a frequent attendee of MAGA rallies, maybe lay off the Trump merch or things could get super awkward.

And if you really want to give someone a shirt for the holidays, this one is available here.

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