President Trump is attending fundraisers Friday within the Hamptons, the high-dollar Lengthy Island trip vacation spot of rich New Yorkers. Whereas almost all the pieces Trump does meets with some controversy, these fundraisers attracted a disproportionate quantity of destructive consideration after The Publish reported that one would happen on the house of actual property developer Stephen Ross — who additionally serves because the chairman of life-style manufacturers Equinox and SoulCycle. Each corporations have been focused with boycotts, making Ross’s foray into Trump’s reelection orbit considerably bumpier than he anticipated.
We’ve seen related actions earlier than. Firms and people who again Trump have repeatedly been lifted up for sanction amongst those that oppose the president and his insurance policies. Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-Tex.) printed the names of people in his space who’d contributed the utmost allowable quantity to Trump, receiving a backlash of his personal in response.
After which there’s this tweet, from a California faculty pupil.
In a later tweet, he added another corporations, together with Applebee’s and City Outfitters. (Goal, he mentioned, supported “each liberal and conservative.”)
The preliminary tweet has been retweeted greater than 180,000 occasions, as of writing. A separate tweet from mannequin Chrissy…