Skip to comments.Rightwing “Girls” Love Louis Vuitton And Whole Foods???
Posted on 08/14/2011 3:50:00 AM PDT by AustralianConservative
I guess they cant help it, but some bestselling rightwing authors have surprising tastes.
Ann Coulter: Louis Vuitton | Coulter (above) likes making fun of those pro-appeasement Frenchmen, but shes also been caught on camera strolling around the Hamptons with her Louis Vuitton bag, and cant resist French restaurants, where she orders Freedom Fries just to stir the pot, our guess.
Jonah Goldberg: Whole Foods | But thankfully he doesnt have a man bag, or drive a pious Prius, to the best of our knowledge. Whole Foods where I shop frequently, by the way admits Goldberg in Liberal Fascism is fascinating.
Michelle Makin: Banana Republic | Ive got $50 Banana Republic flats, which I thought were a splurge until I saw the other Michelles footwear, the budget conscious Michelle Malkin has blogged. She usually wears her ratty old New Balance sneakers.
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Freedom Fries? I though they were Traitor Tots!
Pretty silly article. Almost as silly as the NYTs photographing a woman in Bloomingdales (I think) buying a pair of $1,000 shoes. That woman has put money back into the economy. Just like - as Jay Carney says - people who are on the dole put money back into the economy.
Call them the “Herbal Tea” Party?
This snobbery is useful ? I don’t think so.
People earn their money and should spend it as they please. If you don’t like it, too bad.
Are we supposed to think they’re hypocrites or something?
Are we supposed to think they’re hypocrites or something?
Whole Foods founder and CEO, John Mackey, hates Obamacare and unions, what’s not to like...?
I remember when the CEO came out against ObamaCare and the liberals boycotted them.
I, personally, don't see the issue with Goldberg shopping there.
As far as Banana Republic, well, before it was bought by the Gap, they had the best casual clothes around for both men and women (as well as a really good travel book section).
I still have a hard time wrapping my arms around inserting politics into shopping. Shopping should be about finding the best combination of price, quality, and features based upon ones' budget. When one starts to insert "union made", "support liberal politics", "fair trade", or whatever, does that not create some sort of artificiality that does not need to exist?
For example, I don't buy Starbucks. Not because they support liberal politics, but because their coffee sucks and is overpriced. I don't eat at Red Lobster, again, not because of them supporting PP, but because I think their food is terrible (likewise with Olive Garden).
A lot of folks talk about "Made in the USA" as a big buying decision. Well, the reason why so much industrial activity has been taken off-shore is because of excessive government regulation making it almost impossible to buy something here. If you, in turn, support this, rather than using the value argument, are you not supporting this government regulation? Would it not be better to support getting rid of that excessive regulation so that manufacturers could bring jobs back here?
I don't particularly like liberal attempts to "moralize." Or liberal catcalls when conservatives refuse to act in accordance with their expectations.
I don’t get the notion that the finer things are to be reserved for socialists and Marxist. Just the opposite. I have Armani hanging in my closet.
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WORD on Red Lobster and Olive Garden. I had RL sussed 30 years ago and never went back, didn’t eat at OG until recently, never again. Are they owned by the same company? The food in both has the same plastic quality.
I still have my “tiny” LV handbag from 1982....I paid $275.00 for it back then and now it sells for $450.00...Not a bad investment.....
Yes, Red Lobster and Olive Garden are both owned by the Darden Restaurant group. Also Longhorn Steakhouse.
Is Longhorn as bad as the other two?
I thoiught Panera Bread had that liberal elitist look about it- but I heard the owner is a big Palin supporter.
They need to start firing the liberal dweebs who are working in some of their shops.
I went to one recently and swore I would never go bck (until I heard they were NOT owned by libtards)
Now I want to warn them
I would like to see Ann wearing that~!
We could afford that stuff, but I like thrift shops. (But that’s just me.) We drive a 1999 Accord. I can’t wrap my head around the ridiculous prices of some of those places; it seems obscene in some way. Growing up, most of our clothes came out of the “missionary barrel” at church, so seeing wretched excess is a foreign concept.
Still, these people should be able to shop anywhere they please and pay as much as they please if their money was earned honestly. More power to them! I get so tired of the stirrer-uppers bringing in class envy at every opportunity. (Tell me the left-wing Hollywood crowd avoids Whole Foods, etc.)
This is the envy gene, encoded in the liberal psyche...
And Prince Albert in the can?
I’ve never eaten at Longhorn. I haven’t eaten at Red Lobster in years. But Darden is a pretty stable company in general. It was founded in the 1930’s. I looked at their website. They mention a few things about promoting “diversity” amongst their employees, and a mention of “sustainability”, but nothing more liberal than that. Jim Cramer always mentions Darden in his “Mad Money” show. It seems to be a good, reliable stock and is included in many mutual fund portfolios.
Coulter would have to eat a sandwich before she could support the weight of all that metal.
Since opening their first Red Lobster restaurant in Lakeland, Fla, in 1968, Darden says it is now the worlds largest full-service restaurant company. Through subsidiaries, they own and operate 1,900 restaurants......Red Lobster, Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, The Capital Grille, Bahama Breeze and Seasons 52.
It would tend to cut down on the flying pastries.
Maybe TEA party folks are supposed to shop at Walmart and Kmart because we don’t belong to the “Whine” party.
I vote with my dollars between elections if at all possible.....
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I like Whole Foods and shop there a lot because I don’t have to constantly be reading labels (no MSG). If I could buy Diet Cokes and my kind of laundry detergent I’d shop there all the time.
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When hard work, ambition, delayed gratification and making the right decisions in life lead to lucrative, rewarding careers, you've earned the right to buy nice things.
You’re killing me! I love this kind of stuff and am always sending girlfriends tips on what I’ve found. I’m also smart & thrifty enough to ne a hi/low shopper..........you just have to know what you’re looking for.
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Thanks for the morning drool...........
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I do believe that this goes back to the whole entitlement/ I deserve it whether I have worked for it or not.
Example: school recently started back & one of my old students...........who is about 23...............came to see me as she was dropping off her kindergarten son. She has a 3 year old girl and a 1 year old boy. She has no job, did not finish college, had kids w/ losers who don’t contribute and we were talking and she said she was looking to move to a town one town over ( it is an expensive place to live!)and she said, “I’m looking for a place to buy. I need at least 3 bedrooms. I am not into renting. They have programs to buy.” I didn’t have the heart or time to tell her she had not earned the right to say she wants a home.
What is so scary is that this is not some pie in the sky idea, there are so many freebies going around that this attitude is the norm. And we, the poor suckers just work like mules to fund it. Don’t get me wrong, I love my former student & want to see her have a decent life, but where does the reality lightbulb make its appearence???????
“Yes, Red Lobster and Olive Garden are both owned by the Darden Restaurant group. Also Longhorn Steakhouse.”
Their food is produced in a central commissary, and only warmed up at the actual restaurant. If it tastes like plastic maybe it’s because it all comes frozen in plastic bags.
My wife LOVES New England thrift shops...snotty female democrats from Massachusetts dump their brand-new clothes at the thrift store for the 'down-trodden masses', and my wife swoops down on the bargains like a buzzard on a gut wagon.
Not junk, either...Talbot, Ann Taylor, Coldwater Creek, Chico's...
Forgot to mention price...usually one or two bucks...think she had to pay $3 for a suit a few weeks back...original price tags still on them.
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You have an intelligent wife! Why buy brand new with a tag if you can get the same “pricey” clothes for a fraction! I know that some people refuse to go into a thrift shop or a consignment shop and I truly wonder why? You stick them in the washing machine as soon as you get home. I bet your wife’s clothes closet is quite the envy of many women!
I shop at Whole Foods occasionally but much prefer Trader Joes — no lib preaching at you in every aisle at TJ’s like there is at WF!
She has a nose for that stuff...she caught a clerk at Penney's (yuk!) putting a bunch of suits in her size tagged at $89 - $129 on a $4.97(!!!) clearance rack a few years back...twelve NICE suits for work for sixty bucks.
Even a man has to appreciate that kind of 'smart shopping'...
She is gooooddd! Twelve suits for sixty bucks! Amazing. It is a rush of sorts. I remember getting new, name brand baby and toddler outfits for pennies on the dollar. Why spend thirty five dollars for a Carters, Oshkosh, etc.. outfit that they wear for a few months when you can get it for a few dollars? After my children outgrew it, I packed them up and gave the outfits to friends of mine with younger kids. It is the smart way to purchase items in my opinion!
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