Wednesday, October 26, 2016

In Defense of a Trump

According to a article, Shannon Coulter, the CEO of a communications agency, has called for a boycott of Ivanka Trump's fashion line, the Ivanka Trump Collection, and she's asking retailers who carry her products to break ties. Why? Because, according to Coulter, Ivanka has steadfastly supported her father's presidential campaign in spite of his misogynistic and predjudicial language throughout this exhausting election.

To Shannon Coulter and any of her followers who plan on entertaining this notion of punishing Ivanka Trump for the sins of her father, I would respectfully advise you to do some research on the clothes you wear. You will be hard pressed to find individuals who don't wear clothes made in sweatshops by the hands of children. Here's a list of some of the U.S. clothing retailers and others who outsource their labor to sweatshops in order to maximize profits:

Before you start pointing fingers at Ivanka Trump, you should, first, take stock of your own culpability in matters of morality. Anything less is hypocrisy.