Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.
In 2010 that Target Corporation donated $150,000 to a PAC that supported homophobic Minnesota gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer. The backlash that ensured against the company forced it revise its corporate giving policies, and even launched a series of Gay Pride shirts in an attempt to restore its gay-friendly reputation Now thanks to Right Wing Watch TARGET has been busted again by showing that ut gave over $50,000 to the Republican Governors Association, which this year has spent nearly $3 million on behalf of [Ken] Cuccinelli’s gubernatorial campaign.
Cuccinelli as the homophobic attorney general from Virginia has an extensive history of public homophobic remarks, and is running on a election platform to bring back Virginia’s sodomy laws if he’s elected.
And of course, even after the 2010 debacle this year, Target Corp. still scored a perfect 100 on the HRC’s Corporate Equality Index.
Target has not yet released a statement about the donations. (They need time to spin it)
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