Daily Beast writer: Companies giving bonuses guilty of ‘mainstreaming Trump’s racism, bigotry, sexism’

Daily Beast writer: Companies giving bonuses guilty of ‘mainstreaming Trump’s racism, bigotry, sexism’

On Wednesday, USA Today reported that some U.S. companies, including Comcast, promised to pay one-time bonuses to employees and bump up hourly pay rates if President Trump signs into law the tax reform measure voted on by the Republican-led Congress.  That prompted Daily Beast writer Dean Obeidallah to play the race card on Twitter.

“This is how corporate America mainstreams Trump’s racism, bigotry and sexism: AT&T, Comcast, Wells Fargo promise bonuses or pay hikes once tax cut bill passes,” he tweeted, linking to the USA Today article.

Twitchy responded:

One more time: all of those bonuses and pay raises announced after the GOP’s tax plan passed are how corporate America mainstreams Trump’s racism, bigotry, and sexism? Are the bonus checks laced with something that causes hysterical delusions or what?

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