Skip to comments.Danish Tourist Robbed at Knifepoint in NYC for Wearing a 'Make America Great Again' Hat
Posted on 04/14/2018 7:26:06 PM PDT by Kaslin
On Thursday, one Danish tourist in New York City found out that wearing pro-Trump attire apparently warrants getting robbed at knifepoint.
Jannich Andersen was enjoying New York City with his friends so much that he decided to buy his father a gift - a red “Make America Great Again” hat. He said he bought it as a joke and thought it would be acceptable to wear around Union Square subway station. However, a couple of thugs found nothing funny about his accessory choice.
Andersen says that two men in their twenties circled him and told him to remove his hat. When he refused, they ripped it off his head.
“(One of them) looks at me and asks if I knew what the hat meant, what it symbolized and I said yes,” Andersen said. “He said, ‘You’re not gonna leave here with this (the hat).’”
“I reached out to him and grabbed it back,” the tourist said. “He pulled my shirt and ripped it. I get it back. I tried to walk back to the subway and just as I’m about to go downstairs he grabs it again and pushes me and ripped my shirt again.”
At this point, Andersen wanted to continue to try and get his hat back. But his friend warned him that the assailants had a knife on them.
“Then in Danish one of our friends said one of the guys had a knife and I start to panic and look around and I let go of the hat,” he said.
“I’m a little shocked,” Andersen told the New York Daily News Friday. “Until then I had a very good experience (in the city).”
“I get it if someone gets offended and shouts something — but not go to where you pull out a knife and think it’s okay to stab someone over a hat."
Sadly, Andersen says the lesson he learned is to not wear the MAGA baseball cap.
“I just think I shouldn’t really be wearing that hat,” Andersen said. “My friend told me not to wear it 'cause someone will jump you, someone will get offended.”
Im a little shocked,
I’m not. Not even a little.
The most glaring omission is the race of the assailants.
I wear mine everywhere...
Welcome to Leftist America: home of the bitter, land of the offended
Go ahead bite the Big Apple, don’t mind the maggots.
These tourists would also probably be nervous about travelling through red state America because people have guns.
You wear a "Hillary 2016" hat in public in the most conservative parts of the country, nothing will happen. Meanwhile, you wear a MAGA cap in one of those deep blue cities and you will be assaulted, have the cap pulled off your head and tossed, verbally abused, etc.
they were naggers
If I were him I’d buy one for everyone in his Danish neighborhood. Don’t leg thugs intimidate you. You’re the descendent of Vikings for Thor’s sake!
It demonstrates for our Danish friends what kind of person is opposed to Trump
If you are offended you have the right to kill the offender.
But they will get it soon.
There Muslim immigrants will teach them.
Well you brought that on yourself, Jannich
Youre the descendant of Vikings for Thors sake!...................... LOL! The old Vikings are gone, just like the old Germans. Too many wars have kicked the crap out of them, their fighting spirit is long gone. WW II they held the German war machine back for a full 6 hours, before they surrendered, and we joke about the Italians?. The old Vikings are here in the USA, they’re holed up in the mid west.
Today I saw a black pickup with this across the back window:
“Black trucks matter.”
Next time, screw NYC and come tour the Heartland. Trump country.
Armed robbery is not because of a hat.
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