UPDATE: It’s a Hoax
McDonald’s and the New York Police Department are launching Three Strikes, You’re In!, a new program that rewards New Yorkers for their patience with the NYPD’s “Stop and Frisk” policy.
This makes me glad I generally prefer to go to Wendy’s or Chic-Fil-A. But it gets better!
The company says that Three Strikes, You’re In! is a project of McDonald’s 365Black.com, which celebrates African American culture and achievements all year round. Vouchers for “Three Strikes, You’re In!” may be downloaded at McDonald’s Web site.
So McDonald’s idea of celebrating African American culture and achievements is, let me make sure I understand this, aiding and abetting the NYPD to stop and frisk more black people? To help convince blacks to surrender their rights under the constitution? To make them feel happy in the violation?
I think I feel pretty comfortable saying McDonalds is participating in a blatantly racist program here. Anyone out there among my readers who’s African American care to comment?
UPDATE: Hoax. Good. I don’t eat at McDonalds very often, but I’d hate to have to boycott it over something like this.