It was a nod to President Donald Trump’s comments in which he reportedly said immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African nations come from “shithole countries.”
Over the weekend, the word “shithole” was projected on Trump’s D.C. hotel. Airbnb promoted listings in the “shithole” countries. And in Baltimore, Hersh’s reminded patrons that the people who gave us pizza were once so maligned.
“My brother and I own the restaurant and were kind of offended — not kind of, were really offended,” Hershkovitz said.
By Sunday, she had new dinner menus; they change every few days. But Hershkovitz said she may dabble again in poltical wordplay.