Skip to comments.No One Elected Woke CEOs
Posted on 03/22/2022 6:18:17 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Woke corporate CEOs seem to think they know better than voters what’s best for the country. These titans are throwing their companies’ clout and cash behind activists pushing gender-fluidity lessons for kindergarteners and other extreme political causes.
Expect this corporate activism to backfire. Corporations should be serving their customers, not trying to override the democratic process, like thousand-pound gorillas undoing what the electorate—including their own customers—wants.
Walt Disney Co. CEO Bob Chapek declared his opposition Friday to a Florida state bill that bans instruction for children in grades K-3 about choosing their sexual orientation. The bill also bars teachers from coaching children behind their parents’ backs on the issue.
Vowing to defend the “basic human rights” of the LGBTQ+ community, Chapek pledged $5 million to the Human Rights Campaign. Even that whopping amount of protection money wasn’t sufficient.
The next night, at its annual Hollywood-studded gala, the Human Rights Campaign removed Disney’s name from the corporate sponsors list. Its interim president, Joni Madison, spelled out the extortion: Disney’s money won’t be accepted until the company “puts real muscle” behind killing the Florida bill and others like it.
That’s what Hollywood thinks is good for America. But Florida voters, who elected the state’s lawmakers and Gov. Ron DeSantis, disagree.
DeSantis says he won’t back down on his commitment to “parental rights” under pressure from “woke corporations.”
Something similar is happening in Texas, where 65 corporations—including IBM, Capital One, and Apple—signed a letter in The Dallas Morning News written by the Human Rights Campaign opposing Gov. Greg Abbott’s investigation of instances where young children are being treated for transitioning. Abbott is concerned that youngsters and their parents may be misled into treatments that prove irreversible later.
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“Woke corporate CEOs seem to think they know better than voters what’s best for the country. These titans are throwing their companies’ clout and cash behind activists pushing gender-fluidity lessons for kindergarteners and other extreme political causes. Expect this corporate activism to backfire. “
They are fascists, Jim.
It’s customers versus employees. The customer comes first.
It’s called fascism. The government and their comrades are rewarding them for being woke. Money in the bank and that’s all that matters to the short sighted.
As long as people continue to watch ABC, go to Disneyland, subscribe to ESPN, Disney Channel and Hulu this will continue.
I thought shareholders elected CEOs. Isn’t that how Bruce Wayne lost his company?
Their aim are the same as fictional super villains but they don’t need nukes planted in the world’s capitals and there is no James Bond. Tech cos. propagandize from birth and brainwash completely. Seeking to become benevolent gods. Benevolent and jealous gods.
you want to understand what is going on. Read the above. It is an easy read. Don’t have a lot time, pick one chapter that interests you.
If these are publicly traded companies an enough stock is outstanding can’t the CEO be kicked out on his arse at a shareholders meeting?
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Well, the board usually does. But your point is valid.
We’re entering the era of the wealthy oligarch.
These bastards need to be put down. Hard.
“Woke corporate CEOs seem to think they know better than voters what’s best for the country. “
CEOs see the demographic changes and watch the trends. It is a long term business decision with short term flack. They want to lock in young people to their products.
Conservatives are dinosaurs that are dying out. The future belongs to the youts who have been conditioned to respond positively to leftist issues like the environment, etc .
We lost our chance as we watched all the major institutions - educational, news, entertainment, etc shift hard left. We could only do so much in response but a great deal of the damage happened on our watch.
If conservatives are dying out, they’re going to take the institutions with them, as liberals aren’t able to sustain anything. Most of the institutions that survive will be faith-based.
None of the woke have any loyalty. They are too self-absorbed for any long-term responsibility or commitment.
Corporate Cultural Communists
“If conservatives are dying out, they’re going to take the institutions with them”
You can’t take what you don’t own. The left pretty much owns the educational, judicial, news and entertainment space.
Here’s the list of the evil corporations:
Remember when Target was going to going to be financially hurt and maybe even go bankrupt because of their nutty transgender bathroom policy?
I hope no one was holding their breath on that one, yeesh.
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