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Mon Jan 30, 2017, 11:15 PM

San Antonio pub faces social media backlash over 'Trump shot' marquee


Ticket Sports Pub was on the receiving end of complaints after they began selling "Trump shots," as advertised on the marquee outside the downtown business Jan. 29, 2017.

Ticket Sports Pub found itself on the receiving end of complaints this weekend after they began selling "Trump shots," as advertised on the marquee outside the downtown business.

"Hey Dems (and) celebs, protest less, drink more," their marquee read. "Now serving Trump shots."

A photo of the marquee was posted by a Facebook user Sunday and has since caused the bar, which could not be reached for comment, to pull down the drink special. The Facebook post amassed dozens of disapproving comments from those who felt the advertisement was insensitive toward citizens protesting in recent days. Many vowed to never give the bar their business again.

"Thanks for outing yourself as idiots," one commenter said. "One less place for people to acknowledge.

Another suggested the bar did not understand its audience as Bexar County largely voted for Hillary Clinton in the general election.

Read more: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/article/Downtown-bar-Ticket-Sports-Pub-receives-social-10894552.php

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Mon Jan 30, 2017, 11:21 PM

1. Meh

I feel like I should be drinking a lot more these days.

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Response to BainsBane (Reply #1)

Mon Jan 30, 2017, 11:28 PM

2. Yes,

but I doubt that you are having Trump shots.

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Response to TexasTowelie (Reply #2)

Mon Jan 30, 2017, 11:51 PM

3. I don't know what a Trump shot is

but no, I'm drinking sparkling water.

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Response to BainsBane (Reply #3)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 12:04 AM

4. It's supposed to be an orange-colored shot of something.

Maybe a mix of raspberry liqueur with lemoncello--that would turn out orange, I guess.

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Response to TexasTowelie (Reply #4)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 01:27 AM

5. Gross

I'll pass.

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