According to Emily August, director of communications and public participation, the “Yo Semite” shirt has been on sale since 2011 and it has become a popular item at the store’s online and reality stores. museum.
Yo, Trump, thanks! Berkeley artist’s ‘Yo Semite’ T-Shirt, hoodie, tank top, sweater
However, Trump’s TV blooper has brought a lot of new attention to the shirt.
“Yo Semite ‘shirt sales go up whenever Yosemite has news, so we know there will be a large volume of orders and we have a short period of time to weather the wave of the news cycle and social media attention, ”August told CNN. “But I’m not sure we can predict something at this scale and speed.”
Utilizing the power of Trump, the museum promoted the shirt on its social media channels and as a result sales were “off the charts”. The shirt has received “unprecedented attention lately” and the museum is working to fill orders as quickly as possible.
“When we started tracking sales last week, we sold a full volume of shirts in the Yo, Trump, thanks! Berkeley artist’s ‘Yo Semite’ T-Shirt first 30 hours, which is nearly all of their July sales,” August said. I. “And now, less than a week later, our total shirt sales have exceeded the sales of the previous three months combined.”
Created by artist Sarah Lefton, the Yo, Trump, thanks! Berkeley artist’s ‘Yo Semite’ T-Shirt was inspired by her daily work at a Jewish summer camp near Yosemite National Park, according to the museum’s website.
Above the words “Yo Semite” are two trees that resemble the Sequoia. The three forests in Yosemite National Park are home to huge old Sequoias trees, with the oldest being 3,266 years old, according to the National Parks Service website.
J. the Jewish News of Northern California via JTA – When Sarah Lefton, a Berkeley resident, wakes up Tuesday morning, her phone lights up with notifications.
While she was sleeping, US President Donald Trump signed the Great American Outdoors Act, a law that would protect the nation’s parks and fund the Land and Water, Conservation Fund.
However, what drove the calls was that Trump mispronounced the name of one of America’s most famous parks, calling it “Yo Semites” and so, though accidentally, calling a Lefton T-shirt. created in 2004.