Dublin: 12 °C Monday 28 September, 2020
Advertisement

Donald Trump has had to pull that embarrassing 'Irish' Paddy's Day hat from sale

Totes awks.

EARLIER THIS WEEK, President Donald Trump successfully made a holy show of us with a line of Irish-themed Make American Great Again hats.

The hats, which Team Trump claimed would help you “capture the luck of the Irish,” drew consternation for featuring a four-leaf clover instead of a shamrock.

Tweet by @Official Team Trump Source: Official Team Trump/Twitter

As you might expect, Irish people were rightly disgusted.

rosb Source: Rob Smith/Twitter

T-shirt manufacturer Hairy Baby even released a clever #AlternativeFacts t-shirt.

hairtybay Source: Hairy Baby/Twitter

Now the New York Times is reporting that the hats have been “disappeared” from the website.

Intense.

A Trump spokesperson declined to comment on the matter, but customers are now redirected to a 404 error page if they follow the initial purchase link.

is Source: Donald Trump

The New York Times article included this helpful explanation of the difference between a shamrock and four-leaf clover.

The hats went on sale last week in advance of the holiday, celebrated on March 17, and had a four-leaf clover — instead of a three-leaf shamrock — stitched on the back. A four-leaf clover is not a symbol of Ireland. It is just a plant.

It is just a plant.

No word yet on whether Team Trump will release a new hat to make up for the error.

One thing’s for certain, though – Enda Kenny will have to educate him in the ways of the shamrock.

oen Source: Maeve Higgins/Twitter

DailyEdge is on Snapchat! Tap the button below to add!

About the author:

Amy O'Connor

Read next:

COMMENTS (4)