The Trump campaign has found a new way to unleash liberal opponents.
"Liberals paper straws do not work," says the blurb in the online shop for a pack of 10 straws with the words "Made in the USA".
The Donald J. Trump store says the red straws are laser-engraved with the Trump logo.
Disposable straws have become a major target for conservationists, who worry about the rising tide of plastic polluting the environment, especially in the sea habitat.
I thought it was a joke, but it's true … The Trump campaign sells plastic straws.
"Liberal paper straws do not work." pic.twitter.com/6PIgsELCAk  – Yashar Ali 🐘 (@yashar)
19 July 2019
At least eight million tonnes of plastic land in the oceans every year, according to the International Union for the Protection of the Environment. Much of it comes from disposable items such as plastic bags, disposable cups and straws.
All of this helped turn straws into Public Enemy # 1: banned or strictly limited by a number of cities, the state of California. and companies like Starbucks.
Since then, there has been a backlash, as experts suggested that avoiding plastic straws could calm consumers' conscience, but would have limited impact on ocean clean-up.
Either way, Trump Supporters Make a significant premium on a product that could otherwise be sold for $ 1000 with a pack of 10 red straws for $ 15.
The offer sparked an amusement on Twitter, which the users now considered possible to hold the president responsible for dead turtles being washed ashore with a telltale straw in their bellies.
At least if one of them kills a sea turtle, we can personally trace it back to Trump.
– JEFF WILD (@jiffywild)
July 19, 2019
While others said the Lib baits did not go far enough, as the sales pitch indicated that the product could be recycled.
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