Racism is never fashionable.
A South Carolina-based Mexican restaurant called Taco Cid is learning that the hard way this week after coming under fire for selling t-shirts printed with the words "How To Catch An Illegal Immigrant" over an illustration of tacos set as bait under a makeshift trap.
The tees, which are an insane $35 each, are apparently in high demand from people all over the country, at least according to the restaurant.
Lisa Navarrete of the National Council of La Raza said of the t-shirt:
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And we thought Navajo panties were bad.
Gap recently pulled a t-shirt from their GQ collaboration featuring the historical phrase "Manifest Destiny", after it was seen as racist by Native Americans.
According to the Change.org petition calling for its removal, the tee "promotes a belief that has resulted in the mass genocide of indigenous people, and it serves to normalize oppression."
The petition continues
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