John McCain’s Son Blasts Racist Twitter Trolls Attacking Old Navy: ‘Eat It’

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May 3, 2016 11:10 a.m.

Jack McCain, Sen. John McCain’s (R-AZ) son, is not having any of the racist backlash to an Old Navy ad featuring an interracial couple.

The clothing retailer faced backlash over the weekend after featuring a mixed-race family in one of their tweets advertising a sale. McCain, like many other people who are a part of interracial families and relationships, fought back Monday against the Twitter trolls attacking the ad.

His message? “Eat it.”

McCain, a Navy lieutenant and helicopter pilot, is married to Air Force Reserve Capt. Renee Swift, who is black. Mccain followed up with another pointed tweet several minutes later that showed a photo of him and Swift on their wedding day:

Swift also took to Twitter to show her support for Old Navy and share a snap of her and McCain.

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