05/27/2022

Republican Cancel Culture Is Real

I like the way Republicans try to act like Cancel Culture is somehow a left-wing liberal phenomenon of 2020. They have been canceling culture since the 1960’s. Here is a small reminder..

1. Colin Kaepernick https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/22/opinion/colin-kaepernick-nfl.html

2. NFL https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/sep/22/donald-trump-nfl-national-anthem-protests

3. Lebron James https://www.newsweek.com/cincinnati-bar-stop-showing-nba-games-after-lebron-james-tweet-makhia-bryant-death-1586181

4. NBA https://nba.nbcsports.com/2020/08/05/president-donald-trump-i-think-its-disgraceful-nba-players-kneel-during-anthem/

5. MLB https://americanindependent.com/republicans-boycott-major-league-baseball-cancel-culture

6. The Dixie Chicks (The Chicks) https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-dixie-chicks-backlash-begins

7. French Fries (Freedumb Fries) https://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/ny-news-freedom-fries-iraq-war-20190211-story.html

8. Goodyear https://www.cbsnews.com/news/trump-urges-goodyear-boycott/

9. Nike https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2018/09/04/people-are-destroying-their-nike-gear-protest-colin-kaepernicks-just-do-it-campaign/ and https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2018/09/04/people-are-destroying-their-nike-gear-protest-colin-kaepernicks-just-do-it-campaign/

10. Dr. Seuss The Lorax https://www.huffpost.com/entry/fox-business-networks-lou-dobbs-lorax_n_1297071

11. Planned Parenthood – and Companies Associated With PP.. https://familycouncil.org/?page_id=14547

12. NASCAR https://www.insider.com/map-of-us-states-boycotting-nascar-after-confederate-flag-ban-2020-6 and these 25 choads https://www.change.org/p/fans-of-nascar-racing-boycott-nascar

13. Coca Cola https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/546704-rand-paul-calls-for-republicans-to-boycott-coca-cola and https://www.chron.com/politics/article/republican-coke-boycott-conservatives-georgia-bill-16077481.php or this classic https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2021/04/07/boycotts-futile-coke-delta-baseball-know-their-customers-column/7118741002/

14. Delta https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/04/01/gop-war-on-voting-georgia-delta/ Even canceling a tax break https://www.marketwatch.com/story/republican-lawmakers-hit-back-after-delta-ceo-blasts-georgia-voting-law-as-undemocratic-01617307941 or https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/01/business/delta-coca-cola-georgia-voting-law.html

15. Target https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/conservative-activists-call-holiday-boycott-target-n687821 and this beauty from the DAILY KOS https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2021/3/4/2019421/-GOP-congressional-candidate-howls-Boycott-Target-hours-after-whining-about-cancel-culture

17. Keurig https://www.businessinsider.com/conservatives-boycott-brands-keurig-nfl-starbucks-2017-11 and https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2017/11/13/16643884/sean-hannity-keurig-boycott and https://www.thedailybeast.com/from-nike-to-keurig-conservatives-keep-blowing-up-things-they-bought-to-own-libs

16. Jane Fonda https://www.huffpost.com/entry/jane-fonda-qvc-canceled-my-appearance_n_900644 and https://www.alternet.org/2020/02/ohio-gop-secretary-of-state-wants-kent-state-to-rescind-jane-fondas-invite-to-speak-at-50th-anniversary-event-commemorating-1970-massacre/

19. Gillette https://www.bbc.com/news/newsbeat-46874617 #ToxicIgnorance

18. Kathy Griffin https://xtramagazine.com/culture/kathy-griffin-cancer-addiction-206340

20. 1619 Project https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2021/05/why-conservatives-want-cancel-1619-project/618952/ and https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/education/2021/02/10/slavery-and-history-states-threaten-funding-schools-teach-1619-project/4454195001/

21. Eric Reid https://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/22783800/free-agent-safety-eric-reid-says-protests-national-anthem-keeping-finding-new-team

22. Atheists https://religionnews.com/2020/06/17/evangelicals-perfected-cancel-culture-now-its-coming-for-them/

23. LGTBQ+ https://theintercept.com/2020/07/14/cancel-culture-martina-navratilova-documentary/

24. Professors and Teachers https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/republican-critical-race-theory-oped-b1881523.html

25. Macy’s https://fortune.com/2015/07/06/donald-trump-macys/

26. Harley Davidson https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/11/business/us-bikers-harley-davidson.html

27. Oreo https://www.cbsnews.com/news/trump-vows-to-stop-eating-oreos-citing-move-to-mexico/

28. Apple https://www.cnn.com/2016/02/19/politics/donald-trump-apple-boycott/index.html

29. Liz Cheney https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/05/12/cancel-culture-republicans-just-canceled-liz-cheney/

30. Kellogs https://www.eater.com/2016/11/30/13799952/trump-supporters-boycott-kellogg-breitbart

31. Amazon https://www.salon.com/2021/05/26/right-wingers-keep-trying-to-boycott-products-they-hate–and-keep-failing/

32. Starbucks https://www.cosmopolitan.com/politics/a8655761/heres-why-trump-supporters-are-now-boycotting-starbucks/

33. Nordstrom https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-Df75sYwQw

34. Direct TV https://thehill.com/homenews/media/593271-trump-calls-for-directtv-boycott-if-it-removes-oan

35. Nikole Hannah-Jones https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/19/business/media/nikole-hannah-jones-unc.html

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