Donald Trump, the presumptive GOP presidential nominee and an actual contender to be the leader of the free world, showed his "love" for "Hispanics" on Thursday -- Cinco de Mayo -- by tweeting a photo of himself eating the totally 100% authentic Mexican delicacy known as a "taco bowl" at Trump Tower. Yes, while it's not quite as hard to believe as his candidacy, this actually happened. In real life.
That's right: the same Donald Trump who promises to build a wall to keep Mexicans from entering the US, just tried to prove his love for Latinos by eating A TACO LITERALLY MADE OUT OF WALLS. You might even argue that it's perhaps the most tone deaf-turned-inadvertently racist example of pandering to a racial group through food in American political history. And it's still right there, on Twitter:
This Boozy Hot Cocoa Is 20 Pounds
How can you argue with one of "the best taco bowls," that half-assed thumbs-up, and that hair? You really can't, folks. Only semi-related: This might be a great time to research moving to Canada.
Trump's message resonated so well with voters, a lot of them even tweeted him back:
As you can see, the Donald's bold efforts are already working to bring Americans together... in questioning what the hell he was thinking. By the way, it appears that the taco bowls aren't even sold at Trump Tower Grill, as Trump claims in his tweet, according to BuzzFeed political reporter Andrew Kaczynski:
Does Trump have the stamina needed to correctly identify which of his restaurants serve the food he eats? These are the real questions that matter.
Also: this man could be your president, America. Happy Cinco de Mayo.
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Tony Merevick is Cities News Editor at Thrillist and hopes this really motivates voters in November. You know what to do. Send news tips to firstname.lastname@example.org and follow him on Twitter @tonymerevick.