Taco trucks on every corner? How about taco trucks at every polling site instead.
That’s the idea from the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, following a Latino Trump supporter suggesting that a Trump defeat in November would mean taco trucks on every street corner in America (as if that’s a bad thing).
The Hispanic Chamber — which represents over 4.1 million Hispanic-owned businesses nationwide — wants to think even bigger, announcing a plan “to encourage taco truck owners to register customers to vote and then to park outside polling sites on Election Day.”
The effort’s name? “Guac The Vote”.
“Taco trucks are American small business at it’s finest,” said Javier Palomarez, the chamber’s president and CEO. “Fifty states of taco trucks at polling stations on Election Day would make one hell of a statement about the reality of Hispanic patriotism in America.”
Albert Morales, the chamber’s vice president of government affairs, added that having food truck vendors help register new voters is “ideal” because “you have predictable foot traffic in public spaces with people waiting in line. Buried in the taco truck meme, the Clinton campaign has a huge opportunity between now and Election Day to earn iconic credibility at the intersection of Hispanic culture and small businesses.”
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