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Tue Aug 13, 2019, 01:24 PM

Boycotting Trump donors is about saving the nation

By Froma Harrop

Syndicated columnist

New York real estate developer Stephen Ross was reportedly shocked by calls to boycott his businesses. The issue was the fundraiser he held last weekend for Donald Trump.

“Steve, welcome to the world of politics,” Trump joked at the posh luncheon. This was one of two back-to-back Hamptons events that put $12 million in his campaign coffers.

“Steve, welcome to the world of Donald Trump” would be more like it. No one cared that the multibillionaire supported Mitt Romney in 2012.

They do care that Ross, who has called himself “an outspoken champion of racial equality, inclusion, diversity, public education and environmental sustainability,” backs a politician who attacks everything on the list. Trump has likened Hispanics to insects, calling their arrival in the U.S. an “invasion” and “infestation.” He machine-gun sprays his Twitter feed with blatant lies and conspiracy theories on a daily basis.

So it can’t be Trump’s winning personality. It must be the money.

Trump ensured that his tax bill included tax-avoidance goodies for real estate moguls like Ross (and, of course, himself). Already worth an estimated $7.7 billion, did Ross need his taxes trimmed?


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Tue Aug 13, 2019, 05:43 PM

1. boycotts can work

I am in favor of boycotting trump donors

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