A new vacation ad by Starbucks features an interracial couple, a Muslim man wearing a taqiyah, and same-sex partners.
In other terms, it’s hard to read it as anything other than a fierce, festive reprimand to Trumpism.
Starbucks wants to make money, to be sure, and profits are surely part of every decision it stimulates. But sometimes what’s good for humanity is also good for business.
“We will continue to embrace and welcome customers from all backgrounds and religions in our stores around the world, ” the company spokesperson said.
That’s a holiday sentiment we can all cheer.
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