Amazon Rushes to Remove Shirts That Appeared After Trump Told Extremist Group to ‘Stand By’

The right-wing Proud Boys' logo was featured alongside the president's debate quote

Third-party sellers briefly sold shirts featuring Donald Trump's debate comment about the right-wing group called Proud Boys. Adweek Photo Illustration. Images via Amazon

Within hours of the year’s first nationally televised presidential debate on Tuesday night, T-shirts with the words, “Stand back, stand by,” and the Proud Boys logo were selling on Amazon.

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