This White Woman Threatened To Call ICE On Taco Truck Employees So Now She’s Taco Truck Tammy
Months before President Donald Trump won the election, one of his supporters — a Latino man — denounced his people on national television all in the name of taco trucks.
Marco Gutierrez, said on TV, “My culture is a very dominant culture, and it’s imposing, and it’s causing problems. If you don’t do something about it, you’re going to have taco trucks on every corner.”
That statement had people on social media in an uproar of happiness at the thought of taco trucks on every corner. While taco trucks are beloved by mostly all decent people, it seems that love expanded more after his ridiculous comment.
However, there is at least one person that still isn’t feeling the taco truck love.
A woman in Dallas threatened to call ICE on two of the employees of a taco truck.
The video was posted on YouTube by Claudia Lopez on April 4 and has more than 28,000 views. It’s also been shared all over social media. Lopez is one of the employees of the taco truck.
It appears the unnamed white woman in the video was upset that the taco truck was parked or on her street. She told them to leave and began recording them with her phone.
Another female taco truck employee can be heard in the background saying in Spanish “look at this crazy lady, and she is filming us too.” The woman also said in Spanish that they had a permit to be there, but the white woman was not having it.
Lopez tells the white woman “go back inside.” That’s when the white woman said she’d call ICE.
“Okay, baby girl. Vámonos,” the woman said to Lopez. “I’ll call ICE.”
“Call ICE” Lopez replied.
We have no idea how this issue was resolved but they did end up leaving the area.
Like all infamous social media people, the woman now has the nickname Taco Truck Tammy.
Like a true democracy, Twitter came together and voted on the woman’s new name. No Electoral College here. The popular vote was the winner and her new name was determined to be Taco Truck Tammy and a trending topic was born on Twitter.
Everyone was clearly upset with her treatment of the employees but also distracted by her shirt.
Yeah. Taco Truck Tammy came out to record two taco truck employees and harass them to move. However, she was unable to put her shirt right side out so, obviously, that’s what everyone was discussing.
It was truly a sure way to deflate her wannabe flex.
Pobrecita. She was trying to act tough but those tags blowing in the wind were just too much for audiences to ignore. How can you flex on people when you can’t dress yourself right?
One person did suspect that the anger came from her own inability to eat the food they were serving up.
Nothing is worse than feeling left out. If you can’t participate in something, it is common for people to get upset. Perhaps this was what was going through Taco Truck Tammy’s mind.
However, the biggest thing we should be focusing on is Taco Truck Tammy becoming yet another white person threatening Latinos with ICE.
These people don’t know if the people they are dealing with are undocumented or not. The very people threatening to call ICE do so because it makes them feel better than us. The threat of calling ICE on people speaking Spanish is a racist act linked directly to the person’s language and appearance. It is used to cause fear not as a viable threat. It is a dogwhistle many white supremacists are learning to implement in their anger at the Latino community.