Last week, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey spotted a prime opportunity to move up his base.
The Republican head of state and ally of President Donald Trump derided Nike for bowling "to the current onslaught of political correctness and historical revisionism" patriotic sneakers featuring a colonial-era flag that has recently been co-opted by white supremacist groups like the Ku Klux clan.
The recall was reportedly made under pressure from spokesman and classic Trump target Colin Kaepernick. 19659002] Ducey vowed to pull state incentives for a new Nike plant in Goodyear, Arizona as part of nine-tweet rant claiming " we don't need to suck up to companies that consciously denigrate our nation's history. ”
Two days later, Ducey was spotted at a barbecue 4 wearing Nikes.
On Thursday he welcomed the company with open arms irmation from the state's commerce authority that would build the goodyear plant.
So, about that outrage
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