Another day, another instance of the liberal outrage mob trying to take the fun out of everything – and take away the livelihood of a small business owner.
Fox 19 reports on a Kentucky BBQ food truck owner who was the victim of a targeted harassment campaign over his unique take on the letters “LGBTQ”:
The [owner] of Belle’s Smoking BBQ took a play on the acronym LGBTQ and changed it to Liberty, Guns, Bible, Trump, and BBQ. Some are calling the message insensitive and hateful.
Belle’s Smoking BBQ is based in Williamstown, but the owner Jamie Smith has been traveling all over the state bringing his food to crowds for three years. Now his merchandise is overshadowing his smoked meats.
Smith says he started selling the T-shirts nearly two years ago.
“I found the acronym on Facebook and I just added the Q,” he said.
He says he has sold nearly a 100, but decided to advertise it on Facebook on Thursday to get more sales.
“I posted the shirt today for new swag and it just went out of hand and it got blowed up,” said Smith.
The shirts twist the acronym for LGBTQ, as if the letters stood for Liberty, Guns, Bible, Trump, and BBQ. https://t.co/kfx4mZwkec
— LEX 18 News (@LEX18News) April 19, 2019
Smith took down the Facebook post after all the nasty comments posted to it from the peace, love, and tolerance crowd – some of who made it clear they wanted to see him go out of business:
Others from the mob made sure to give the food truck a negative rating, even though they’ve never eaten there:
I've never been here but their social media staff is rude.
Smith apologized to anyone who may have been
fauxfended offended, but is not apologizing for having the shirts made:
Good. The t-shirt was only “offensive” to people who spend too much time looking for something to be outraged about.
The good news is that, according to the owner, the LGBTQ t-shirts have sold out and he says he has more on back-order. He posted another Facebook message with his email address for anyone who wanted to order a shirt.
If you’re in the area and would like to give this guy some business, click here to find out where his truck will be over the next few days.
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