The “Dump Trump” Campaign Moves into Social, Trump Keeps Quiet

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November 16, 2012 ‐ By Kimberly Maul

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The online petition urging Macy’s to break ties with Donald Trump has moved to social media. Earlier this week, an online petition was started, encouraging the retailer to drop Trump’s line of clothing and fragrances, after the mogul’s antics around the election.

While Macy’s has continued to post normal status updates and tweets on social media, consumers have flocked to Facebook and Twitter to complain about its relationship with Trump.

Macy’s CEO has come to Trump’s defense and Mashable reported that Macy’s released this statement about the petition and social media criticisms:

“Macy’s marketing and merchandise offerings are not representative of any political position. Many of the individuals associated with products sold at Macy’s – or at any retailer, for that matter – express personal opinions that are not related to the merchandise we sell or to the philosophies of our company.”

Interestingly, for all his bluster, Trump and his special counsel have not responded to requests for further comment on the matter. But he did comment earlier this week on Twitter, “My fragrance–”Success”– is flying off the shelves @Macys. The perfect Christmas gift!”

Moving into the holiday season, we’ll guess Macy’s doesn’t want a ton of customers boycotting its stores. Another guess, they may have told Trump to shut his yap in the hopes this will die down. Do you think it will?

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  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_DQ7QHSUXYTWZAPSDCULP5YZYOI gringovejo

    In reality, Frump cares about nothing other than promoting himself. He is actually quite clueless
    and classless. A person who believes that having goldplated toilet seats means he has arrived.

  • http://www.facebook.com/issa.lopez.77 Issa Lopez

    This is why we need to stick together as a community and boycott the hell out of these fools. Whatever they sell, we DON’T need. Bye Macy’s, because you supported him, bye NBS and FOX, because you give him a pulpit to preach garbage. This isn’t just for the Black community, this is for the Hispanic, Asian and White community who feel it’s time for him to just SHUT UP, already!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1234751726 Wanda Pinckney Spencer

    where do I sign

  • FromUR2UB

    His fragrance probably smells like bottled old man. Look, if one of Macy’s sales clerks had gone on a Facebook account and said the kind of stupid things Trump has said, they’d have no problem firing him, especially if complaints were expressed to them. They can go ahead and back up Trump. I will not shop there anymore.

  • jaimuziq

    I’m so tired of this idiot! I don’t buy his merchandise or watch his tv show. I wish he’d go away.