‘Anti-Trump’ culture: The impact of politics in the world of business

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Over two years after Donald Trump was elected president in 2016, people opposing the presidency continue to share their disapproval of the president by adopting an anti-Trump culture; buying anti-Trump products and boycotting certain companies as an act of rebellion.

Anti-Trump products are sold across the internet from websites like Amazon and Etsy to stores including Walmart and Macy’s. The majority of these products are clothing, such as t-shirts and hats, as well as other merchandise like balloons, mugs and toilet paper. Amazon sells some more unique products including plush Trump toys and anti-Trump coloring books.

Ben & Jerry’s has even released an anti-Trump ice cream flavor called Pecan Resist, a word play on the phrase “we can resist.” This is the company’s way of taking a stand against the Trump administration’s policies. This is not the first time that everyone’s favorite ice cream company has gotten involved in such issues.

Of course, many of the stores that sell these products have not announced themselves as standing actively against President Donald Trump; however, this hasn’t prevented the mass media from giving them grief. Walmart was selling merchandise with the words “Impeach 45” on them, causing supporters of Donald Trump to claim that the store was supporting the “far left,” and some proceeded to…

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