Welcome signs in Minnesota town modified to read ‘let’s go Brandon’

"I think it's funny. In a world of everything that is depressing ... it was fun as a community to have a good laugh," a resident of the town told local news.


Pranksters in Brandon, Minnesota, modified their town’s welcome signs to read “let’s go Brandon.”

This phrase is an anti-Biden slogan that originated when a newscaster who was interviewing NASCAR driver Brandon Brown mistakenly reported that the crowd was chanting “let’s go Brandon.” They were in fact saying “f– Joe Biden.” Now, crowds across America have begun to actually chant “let’s go Brandon” as a less vulgar means of voicing their opposition to the president.

Whoever modified Brandon’s town signs didn’t do any permanent damage, so the city said there will be no criminal investigation. However, City Clerk Deb Grommesh said further pranks of this nature will not be tolerated.

“I think it’s funny. In a world of everything that is depressing … it was fun as a community to have a good laugh,” resident Jana Lee told Valley News Live.

Meanwhile, left-wing commentators have declared that those who say “let’s go Brandon” or the original “f– Joe Biden” are dangerous extremists. Former FBI agent turned CNN analyst Asha Rangappa compared a pilot who apparently used the phrase to an ISIS terrorist.

Scott Dworkin, a former member of the Obama administration and co-founder of the Democratic Coalition, declared that “if you say ‘let’s go Brandon’ it means you’re a coward.” He previously tweeted “f– you @realDonaldTrump!”

David Weissman, a former Trump supporter turned liberal activist, said “those who are saying F Joe Biden are showing their hate and ignorance” after he previously tweeted “f– you Donald Trump.”

Jack Marshall, a lawyer and the president of ProEthics, has also described the original “f– Joe Biden” chant as “unethical and destructive,” while some courts across the nation push to criminalize public use of the phrase.

Conservative commentators point out that when Donald Trump was president, public use of vulgarities against him abounded with little criticism. Many liberals even glorified violence against the former commander in chief. Rapper Snoop Dogg made a music video that featured him shooting the president, a major theater company in New York City put on a play that depicted the president getting stabbed to death, and Kathy Griffin posted a photo of her holding a model of his severed head β€” twice.


Kyle Hooten

Kyle Hooten is Managing Editor of Alpha News. His coverage of Minneapolis has been featured on television shows like Tucker Carlson Tonight and in print media outlets like the Wall Street Journal.