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Ciara O'Rourke
By Ciara O'Rourke November 2, 2021

No, In-N-Out cups don’t say ‘Let’s go Brandon’

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  • This image was altered. In-N-Out Cups show a bible verse, not "Let’s go Brandon." 

Joining a collection of doctored In-N-Out Burger cups that say things like "Hail Satan," "Epstein did not kill himself" and, more recently, a derogatory dig against President Joe Biden is a new anti-Biden rallying cry. 

"Let’s go Brandon," reads the bottom of an In-N-Out cup in a photo being shared on Facebook

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A reverse image search of all of these doctored photos shows that the original picture features the Bible verse John 3:16. It was posted on Flickr in 2011. 

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The chain’s CEO has said in an interview that her uncle put Bible verses on In-N-Out’s cups and wrappers in the early 1990s. In addition to John 3:16 on the soda cup, the milkshake cup features Proverbs 3:5 and the burger wrappers have Revelation 3:20. 

As In-N-Out has drawn support from some people for refusing to comply with COVID-19 vaccine mandates in California, misinformation about the chain — and about the slogan "let’s go Brandon" — has spread online. Among other incorrect claims: that CNN reported the chain "is the fast food of white supremacists" and that the Anti-Defamation League classified "Let’s go Brandon" as hate speech.

We rate claims that this "Let’s go Brandon" cup is real False.   


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