conservatives have been boycotting Bud Light over the company's partnership with transgender influencer Dylan Mulvaney. On April 1, Mulvaney posted a video of herself promoting Bud Light for March Madness, and revealed the brand had sent her a personalized can to celebrate the one year anniversary of her transitioning.Schroer, who was elected to the Missouri Senate in 2022, having previously served in the state House of Representatives, posted the video on Thursday.This Bud’s for You @budlight @jameymurphy #moleg #Merica pic.twitter.com/X2qFF8fIcbThe clip begins with the suited man, believed to be Schroer's chief of staff Jamey Murphy, saying "this Bud's for you" before throwing it to the Senator, who hits it with the baseball bat.Schroer tweeted out the video with the caption: "This Bud's for You," and copied in the official Bud Light twitter account and Murphy.
The video received over 29,000 views, and has received 38 likes.The clip was widely criticized by other social media users in the comments, with one account commenting: "You'll be back drinking your watery Bud Light just as quick as you started watching NFL games."Natalie Soto, a Twitter user from Oldsmar in Florida, added: "Jokes on you.
You paid them to do this video...by buying the beer."However a third account was more supportive, writing: "You should buy a beer truck and do this.
Just keep hammering them."Newsweek has contacted Senator Schroer and Anheuser-Busch, which owns Bud Light, for comment.On April 14, Brendan Whitworth, CEO of Anheuser-Busch, spoke out about the controversy.He said: "We never intended to be part of a discussion that divides people.