A man has vowed to never use a restaurant in Fairbanks, Alaska ever again after he was served by a member of staff who was wearing an anti-racist t-shirt.
According to a series of posts by the Twitter user known as @bryantinak who works at a place called 'Chowder House' a man named Jason Lassiter complained on the venue's Facebook page after seeing an anti-racist message in the restaurant.
The t-shirt which @bryantinak was wearing said:
Hi. Don't be racist. Thanks.
In a review on the Facebook page, Lassiter wrote:
Really enjoyed your food and service but this is a business and as a customer I'd prefer not to have your employee's ideology's plastered on a t-shirt.
This isn’t a professional shirt for work and will be the last time I visit your establishment. I know my patronage alone won’t effect you but good luck with your social warrior campaign.
In follow up-tweets @bryantinak said that the man's original review attracted so much vitriol that he deleted it.
@bryantinak added that he misunderstood what the restaurant had told him and that they weren't annoyed about him wearing the t-shirt and urged him to continue to do so if he wished.
The original tweet has since gone viral with many baffled as to why he would complain about being told not to be racist.
It would seem that although Lassiter might have to think twice about complaining about things on Facebook in the future but at least @bryantintak can carry on wearing his t-shirt to work.
Incidentally, if you like the t-shirt you can buy it here.