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Donald Trump Claims His Campaign Inspired Budweiser's 'America' Rebrand

Of course he does


In his typically illogical fashion, Donald Trump thinks his nightmarish presidential campaign has inspired the summer Budweiser rebrand, in which the multinational Anheuser-Busch InBev beer behemoth will change all Budweiser labels to read "America." Fox & Friends host Steve Doocy called Trump on air Wednesday morning and asked the presumptive Republican nominee if he thought he had "something to do" with Budweiser's upcoming name change. "I think so," Trump says. "They're so impressed with what our country will become that they decided to do this before the fact."

More likely than the Trump campaign as inspiration for marketing genius, however, is AB InBev's intention to capitalize on the upcoming spike in patriotism. "We are embarking on what should be the most patriotic summer that this generation has ever seen, with Copa America Centenario being held on U.S. soil for the first time, Team USA competing at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games," said Budweiser vice president Ricardo Marques. Trump probably just got ahead of himself, excited that he'll have "America" beer to match his "Make America Great Again" red party cups.