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Critics Go Ballistic As GOP Peddles 'Notorious ACB' T-shirts

"You must be so proud," one disgusted observer wrote on Twitter, mocking the Republican fundraising scheme exploiting the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Critics on Twitter were aghast Saturday as the GOP peddled its latest product: a “Notorious ACB” T-shirt, ripping off the hard-earned and respected nickname of the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

The shirt went on sale just minutes after President Donald Trump formally nominated Amy Coney Barrett to replace Ginsburg in a process Democrats are calling an illegitimate rush to ram through a conservative judge with just over five weeks before the presidential election.

The shirt was posted online by the National Republican Senatorial Committee, which raises funds to help elect Republicans to the Senate.

Observers were appalled at the stunning lack of respect for Ginsburg, whom many fans referred to as the Notorious RBG and who had lain in state in the Capitol just the previous day.

CORRECTION: A previous version of this article said Ginsburg lay in state in the Supreme Court. She lay in state in the Capitol.

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