Is 'Amish for Trump' sign fake? Internet jokes 'all Amish gals keep their cellphones in faux Chanel bags'

A photograph doing the rounds on Twitter shows a woman holding a sign that reads 'Amish for Trump' and internet is convinced she is not Amish herself


                            Is 'Amish for Trump' sign fake? Internet jokes 'all Amish gals keep their cellphones in faux Chanel bags'
Donald Trump and 'Amish for Trump' sign (Getty Images/Kelly O'Donnell/NBC News/Twitter)
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The upcoming US presidential election is the most heated one in recent history. Everyone, on both the sides, is leaving no stone unturned to show support for their preferred candidate — be it Trump or Biden. So, under such dire circumstances, it should not be surprising that even the Amish – the traditionalist orthodox Christians who live extremely simple lives unlike anything seen in the modern world – have come out in support of their favorite candidate. Or have they?

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A photograph doing the rounds on Twitter shows a woman, who doesn't really look like a traditional Amish, holding a sign reading 'Amish for Trump'. The tweet, sent out by Right Side Broadcasting Network, read, "We've seen Blacks for Trump, Latinos for Trump, Muslims for Trump, Sikhs for Trump, LGBT for Trump, Amish for Trump, Hindus for Trump, Asians for Trump. People of all backgrounds and faiths coming together to show their support for Donald Trump. That's our great USA."

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Later, another user tweeted the photograph of a lady holding the 'Amish for Trump' sign saying, "First time I’ve seen this sign."

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But not everyone was convinced that the person in the image was an actual Amish. Pointing out the absurdity of the claim, one Twitter user said, "Please stop labeling folks in 'plain dress' as Amish. They aren’t. Let’s show some respect. Also, the Amish don’t generally vote in national elections," while another, contrasting the image with the Amish people who came out in support of George Floyd, tweeted, "Guess which ones are actually Amish."

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Another user, who did not believe the woman to be a real Amish, jokingly said, "All the Amish women I know keep their cell phones tucked away in faux-fur Chanel handbags."


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It is a widely known fact the Amish don't use any modern technology; not even electricity. Mentioning this fact, one Twitter user wrote, "Cell phone is a dead giveaway that you're not Amish," while another sarcastically tweeted, "I live in mid-state Pennsylvania, aka Amish country. I can confirm she’s definitely Amish. Sunglasses, phone, participating in democracy — all the telltale signs."

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A Trump detractor, commenting on the 'Amish for Trump' wrote, "If you want to get technical, Amish for Trump is 0% more absurd than 'Christians for Trump'."


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A Trump supporter, trying to prove that the Amish do, in fact, support Trump, tweeted images from a purported pro-Trump rally and wrote, "I'll bet you didn't see this on the mainstream media. Fredericksburg Ohio September 26th for the 2nd Amish for Trump and bikers for Trump parade. Our team had the honor of leading again for this 4 mile long parade," while a different user contested this claim saying, "Your team was Bikers for Trump? Cool parade! But 'enticing Amish' to vote is not actually representative of the Amish community. You tried, but it wasn't the Amish showing their support, you were trying to get them to support him."

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MEA WorldWide (MEAWW) cannot independently verify the claims and does not support any opinions being made on the Internet.