I have a feeling we’re going to be having this sort of conversation a LOT in the next four years…
You know what I found out today? Spencer’s gifts and The Spirit Store are part of the SAME corporation. Figures.
That explains this:
The woman who originally posted this photo has, of COURSE, been threatened and verbally/facebook/twitter assaulted. What’s worse, is that the shirt has SOLD OUT online. Way to go America. This delightful item is also in their product line-up:
To be fair, this was in there as well:
There are currently 26 items listed under “Trump” on Spencer’s, the pussy shirt is not one of them. Of the 26 items only 4 could be taken as “anti” Trump. And I’m seriously just not sure WHY this needs to exist:
I called the corporate number for Spencer’s and talked to a very nice young man. He was calm and professional and I felt genuinely sorry that he was caught up in this shit storm. Then again, he’s working for a retailer with oftentimes questionable taste, so I wished him well in his job hunting in the future. If you’d like to do the same here is the number:
To combat the bad taste this left in my mouth I’m going to join the march this Saturday in Oakland. If anyone is local and wants to join me here is a link to info for the march.
See you in your pussy hat 😉