Donald Trump loves to talk about his business savvy and his…well…Donald-Trump-ness. His properties, his branding, and his name itself are quite important to Trump. So it’s a bit odd that he would leave something so simple and inexpensive as a domain name for a website unpurchased.
But he did.
Donald Trump may own TrumpHotels.com but someone in the Trump camp neglected to secure TrumpHotels.org. Maybe they forgot, maybe they just didn’t think it would matter.
Is a .org website really that big of a deal, Donald?
Apparently it is if you’re going to anger half the planet. Someone figured out that TrumpHotels.org was still open for purchase and decided they were going to buy it and do a little promotion of the Trump brand. The website labels itself clearly as political satire, but it’s easy to see why Trump may not be enjoying the publicity from this particular site.
They turned TrumpHotels.org into a website boasting all the fine amenities one might find in Trump’s detention centers.
Across the top of the site are slides showing the conditions one can expect during a stay. Under that are some “Thoughts From Our Manager,” quotes from Trump about his thoughts on immigrants. Across the bottom are “features and services,” which include three sections: “Handicap Accessibility,” “Se Habla Espanol,” and “Child Accommodations.” Each of the sections links to an outside article, video, or other information source. Other categories include “The Blacks,” “The Hispanics,” “The Muslims,” and “Very Fine People.”
The website has gotten quite a bit of attention.
Bravo to whoever set up https://t.co/iggA0ZmEdA— Michael Tannenbaum (@iamTannenbaum) June 23, 2018
Give it a click.
This is brilliant. It's also why the law protects parody. https://t.co/QBRIOO3lEN— Mark Lemley (@marklemley) June 24, 2018
“You can book a room at TrumpHotels. com. But neither our self-described "very stable genius" billionaire president nor anyone at the Trump Organization ever thought to spend $8 to buy https://t.co/ktIC2wHofj ?— ANGRY NAVAL OFFICER #VETSRESISTSQUADRON (@BlueGhost40_) June 23, 2018
So I did." - Hat tip to Salem Macknee ?
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