A Trump fan is trying to sue a Philadelphia bar he claims kicked him out over his “MAGA” hat. He claims the reason he was wearing the hat was as a spiritual tribute to the victims of 9/11, and that he sees Trump’s “Make America Great Again” slogan as a religious creed now. Because being a Trumper is totally the same thing as being part of, well, any real religion.
The man, Greg Piatek, says one of the bartenders at The Happiest Hour called him a “terrible person,” and that the manager told him that anyone who thinks like he does is not welcome there. He called the police after he was allegedly kicked out, but the police said it wasn’t a criminal matter, which must have stung since he’s, you know, a protected class and all. As such, he filed suit against the bar earlier this year, and has now amended his suit to claim Trumpism is a religion protected under the Constitution. While one might assume that he’s rightfully suing for being kicked out over his politics, Piatek’s own attorney shot that argument down:
“At the time [Piatek] wore his hat, the election of President Trump was over and therefore [he] had no reason to wear the hat for any political purpose. Rather, [he] wore his hat to pay tribute to the fallen heroes and victims of Sept. 11, 2011.”
According to the bar’s court filing though, Piatek paid a $186 tab, which included a 2o percent tip. Doesn’t sound much like he was kicked out, at least, not before he was able to enjoy a few drinks there with his buddy.
And Twitter is just not having it at all:
Trumpism is now a religion? Call it what it is, Sadism!
— bsonder (@bsonder) October 17, 2017
is this the same logic that makes gump think dead soldiers is all about him?
— leslie jaqua (@lesmarie99017) October 17, 2017
MAGA does it stand for Morons Against Good Americans?
— B. Anders Davidson (@bandersdavidson) October 17, 2017
Well, they admit they’re a cult now.
— chemoshi (@chemosh933) October 17, 2017
Fool following a fool affirmed by fool Alt-R media
— E. K. Fleming (@1jasliz) October 17, 2017
How about just banning him for being an ass****?
— Kimberly (@Kimbus63) October 17, 2017
Sooooo, we can safely say that these Trump lovers are part of a cult??! Do they want tax breaks just like churches also??!!
— Candy Devaux (@LitCandy) October 17, 2017
No protected class for morons.
— rpmjr (@rpmjrOM) October 17, 2017
The stupid has really ratcheted up since the moron took office.
— DameDubble (@JAkinWalker) October 17, 2017
It’s a private business, dumbass. They can decide no shirt, no shoes, no service. And no service to fuckwits wearing gang apparel.
— GSeabhac (@GSeabhac) October 17, 2017
Being a Trump fan, however much one might try and claim it’s a religion, is not. He wasn’t booted for being Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Sikh, Hindu, Satanic, a member of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster or of the Church of the Sub-Genius. Or anything else. This is just one more Trump fan who is suffering from a severe persecution complex.
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