AND MANY OF THE STUPID LIVE IN TENNESSEE…
A Tennessee hat shop has come under fire for selling “Not Vaccinated” stick-on patches modeled after the yellow stars Jews were forced to wear in Nazi-occupied Europe.
“[P]atches are here!!” crowed the Instagram account of hatWRKS in Nashville, below a picture of an unidentified woman sporting the tasteless tchotchke.
The post, which was later deleted, went on to note that the badges were $5 apiece and featured a “strong adhesive back.” The store also promised that “we’ll be offering trucker caps soon.”
The shop’s stars emerged in the same week that Republican Georgia Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene made comparisons between the COVID-19 pandemic and the Holocaust. The Holocaust, which occurred from 1941 to 1945, involved Nazis killing roughly 6 million European Jews.
“Vaccinated employees get a vaccination logo just like the Nazi’s forced Jewish people to wear a gold star,” Greene tweeted on Tuesday. Greene has also compared face masks to the gold stars. Nazis forced Jews to wear the stars to stigmatize, humiliate, isolate and control them.