WholeFoods Magazine has named Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as its Man of the Year for championing a hemp growing project in his home state of Kentucky.
Twitter users have cried foul, though, and now they are trying to boycott the Whole Foods Supermarkets chain, which has nothing to do with the magazine.
"Honored to be named @WholeFoodsMag 2019 Person of the Year," McConnell declared.
It goes on to say, "Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has been called all this and more.
Twitter users—misinterpreting the WholeFoods magazine as being a part of the Whole Foods Supermarket chain—have responded by threatening to boycott the market.
"I won't be shopping at whole foods since they have named Mitch McConnell POTY," said Twitter user KrissKringle.
Update (11/28, 12:30 p.m.): This article has been updated to include a statement from WholeFoods Magazine publisher Heather M. Wainer. »