Sunday, November 10, 2013

'Tis The Season (to stage a boycott)

Who would have thought that one day I would suggest a boycott of Hallmark, one of the most  Americana of all companies?  Yet, that is the case.  Hallmark recently introduced a new ornament, which looks like an ugly holiday sweater, with the words from "Deck The Halls" emblazoned upon it.  Well, most of the words.  Rather than the traditional, "Don we now our gay apparel," Hallmark took it upon themselves to remove the "g" word and instead they created this:

Hallmark has apologized if they offended anyone but when I went to their site, the ornament is still available.  Apparently, they don't have any intention of removing it, hence for anyone who supports gay rights (and the right of us to be considered as equals), this company should be boycotted.

I tried to write a review of their product, but their site won't allow it.  I've copied it here.  The red wording is the error message that I keep receiving.  I wonder if it would have gone in had I not given them only one star.

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