Photo Credit: facebook.com/blackforgecoffeehouse Anyone in Pennsylvania who loves coffee and hates President Trump (or conservatives in general), will surely love the new loyalty program at the Black Forge Coffeehouse. Their 10-punch coffee rewards card comes with a unique and controversial twist. On the back, are 10 well-known conservative figures who “conveniently” end-up with a hole in their head.
From Fox News:
A Pennsylvania coffee shop is brewing up controversy with its loyalty card. The front of the card has the typical 10-count with its logo to punch, but on the back – pictures of 10 people management does not like: Donald Trump, Rick Santorum, Ann Coulter, Mike Pence, Martin Shkreli, Pat Robertson, Bill O’Reilly, Rush Limbaugh, Mike Huckabee and Ted Cruz. Black Forge Coffeehouse co-owner Nick Miller says the cards are designed to look like a shot in the head when the card is punched.
Ironically, co-owner Ashley Corts says the cards are not meant to imply something harmful. In fact, they see it as just “poking fun” at the president. Both owners also said that they “do not condone any type of hate.” Yet, the headline on their FB page talks about buying drinks and…
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Obama and Clinton (Credit: thenation.com)
Some other prominent conservatives have also been featured on Black Forge loyalty cards, like Glenn Beck, Jerry Falwell, and Billy Graham. Which leaves us with one big question: if it’s not about hate, then why are conservatives the only ones who end up on the cards? Some customers think it is good business strategy.
However, other people see the hypocrisy in their decision. Corts told Fox News that they have been seeing nasty comments on social media and threatening phone calls from all over the country. One Twitter user, C. Hughes, hit the nail right on the head with his tweet:
[email protected] */]]>@realDonaldTrump I’ll stop in when U have the same Obama, Pelosi, Schumer, Warren, Boxer, Feinstein, & Peduto cards. Ok?”