This Restaurant Let Diners Stick It To Donald Trump…In Piñata Form

12.15.15 4 years ago

El Diablito was just trying to have a little fun. Except, well…

In a move that reminds us an awful lot of that scene from Napoleon Dynamite when Pedro has to visit the principal’s office after creating a piñata of his opponent Summer Wheatley, the Portland-based food cart known for its tacos and tortas staged a fun little beating of presidential candidate (yes, still) Donald Trump during its grand re-opening on Saturday.

The owner, of course, pleads that it was all in fun. “It has nothing to do about politics, actually,” he tells a reporter in the video. “It’s about having a good time.” And showing off his sick piñata-making skills (he used to make paper sculptures).

But a woman in a feathered headdress at the beginning of the video is clearly saying something different from the owner’s statement. “For everyone who wished to break something, we wanna break away the hate, we wanna break away the…anti-Muslim, anti-people, anti-children, anti-immigrant feelings, all the racism, the stereotyping, all the anti-women…all the hate that he has in his heart, we’re breaking tonight.”

And further on, after a montage of children screaming and swinging at Trump, one of the breakers states her intentions for breaking the piñata: “Because, f*** Trump.”

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