Oceans be dammed! To spite Dems, team Trump rakes in $200,000 in one weekend selling plastic straws


Team Trump rakes in $200,000 in one weekend through the sale of plastic straws — buy a pack to ‘own the libs’

By Shawn Langlois, Social Media Editor              July 22, 2019

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Politics aside, paper straws are lame.

The movement to ban the plastic version many of us have used our entire lives, while surely well-intentioned, took aim at a problem without offering a proper solution. Anybody who’s tried to suck a milk shake through one of those disintegrating wood-pulp-based tubes knows this all too well.

So Team Trump sensed an opportunity to “own the libs” and announced last week the sale of “Trump Straws,” an alternative to those “liberal paper straws.”

These straws have been a hit so far, according to Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale, who celebrated the marketing coup with this tweet:


Interestingly, the Trump straws are promoted as BPA-free and recyclable:

Author: John Hanno

Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. Bogan High School. Worked in Alaska after the earthquake. Joined U.S. Army at 17. Sergeant, B Battery, 3rd Battalion, 84th Artillery, 7th Army. Member of 12 different unions, including 4 different locals of the I.B.E.W. Worked for fortune 50, 100 and 200 companies as an industrial electrician, electrical/electronic technician.

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