Trump resort slammed for tweet promoting its ‘great food’ as cure for ‘post-hurricane stress’
The tweet, published Friday afternoon by Trump National Doral, promoted the resort’s BLT Prime restaurant, which bills itself as a “modern American steakhouse” offering “panoramic views of the iconic Blue Monster [golf] course.”
The tweet was hastily deleted, but not before screenshots were taken and circulated.
The tweet has been labelled tone-deaf and inappropriate by people accusing the Donald Trump-owned resort of being out of touch with the woes of regular Floridians, many of whom are still picking up the pieces after Hurricane Irma ravaged their communities, and likely can’t afford to come in for a $94 Kobe rib-eye or $55 maine lobster.
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Others have accused Trump National Doral of intentionally exploiting a catastrophic natural disaster to promote its business.
Here’s a look at some of the responses to the ill-advised tweet:
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