More on the hat.
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But the fuss was in large part about the hat qua hat. Its text, “Make America Great Again” — a shameless rip-off of Ronald Reagan’s 1980 campaign slogan “Let’s Make America Great Again.” (Note how Trump tweaks it to be both less inclusive and more bossy.)
The hat’s foamy front — apparently made from a repurposed beer koozie. The double divots framing the central peak. And of course the braided rope that elegantly stretched across its brim.