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Is McDonald's Really Imposing a $1.50 'Transaction Fee' on African Americans?

By June 13, 2011

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This particular piece of Internet insanity went über-viral on Twitter yesterday, to the point of eliciting a tweet-response from the almighty McDonald's Corporation itself.

Pictured is a sign allegedly posted in a McD's restaurant which reads: "As an insurance measure due in part to a recent string of robberies, African-American customers are now required to pay an additional fee of $1.50 per transaction."

Racist? Yes. Offensive? Yes. Hoax? Most definitely.

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June 14, 2011 at 11:58 am
(1) Big Sue says:

This is the funniest damn thing I’ve seen in a long time.

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