Target, We Told You So

Last week, a “trans woman” — a biological man named Sean Smith — pled guilty in an Idaho court to one felony count of voyeurism after he was caught taking photos of a woman in a Target changing room.

Together, we warned Target that their attempt to be progressive was a terrible, horrible, no-good idea that would result in violations of privacy and safety.  We warned that people with bad motives would take advantage of this bad policy.

But Target pushed on anyway, and now they get to taste the bitterness of being wrong along with the pain of permanently losing over 1.4 million customers. On April 19th, the day before the AFA Target boycott petition was launched, Target’s stock price was $83.98.  And since April 19th, the stock price has fallen as low as $65.00 per share, and it has failed to reach the value that it had prior to the Target boycott launch.

Call it a coincidence, but that’s one heck of a coincidence.  Listen to this week’s episode of FYI for more analysis:

2 replies
  1. Susan Rosenthal
    Susan Rosenthal says:

    A man could have dressed as a woman and entered a women’s restroom before Taeget adopted this policy. The problem
    was the voyeurism.

    Reply

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