Skip to comments.U.S. Olympic Uniforms: Made in China by Democratic Donorís company
Posted on 07/13/2012 1:08:13 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
Lawmakers were livid to discover that the United States Olympic team uniforms were made in China. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) even suggested they should take all the uniforms, put them in a big pile and burn them and start all over again.
The company who designed the uniforms, Ralph Lauren, has received less scrutiny. Few outlets have noted that Ralph Lauren himself is a prominent contributor to President Obama and the Democratic Party.
According to the Center for Responsive Politics, Lauren has given $7,300 to Obama since 2008, and more than $35,000 to the Democratic National Committee.
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One thing I will never be accused of is donating to Obama’s campaign or the DNC.
Although when I think of it , I am contributing every time that imbecile get’s on Air Force One, or one of the busses I bought for him.
“...or one of the busses I bought for him.”
I think that the initial order for the US Army’s black berets also came from China. I know as far back as Desert Storm the Army had trouble finding a US company to make all the desert “boonie hats” for the troops deploying to Saudi Arabia.
Now Harry Reid has been around. For him to act surprised that there are essentially no domestic sources for manufactured clothing strains credulity. This is not a new situation.
So Ralph is an “outsourcer”
"We have to protect our phoney baloney jobs here, gentlemen! We must do something about this immediately! Immediately! Immediately! Harrumph! Harrumph!"
We’re headed over a financial cliff and all Harry has to worry about is the Olympic uniforms? Granted, I am miffed by the revelation, especially the queer looking berets, but come on.
CHOKE on it, Harry.
Outsourcing is why we have unemployment, stupid.
About everything bought has been outsourced. And nothing will be done about it because money is speech, money talks and campaigners listen.
We need to outsource Congress.
I don’t care about the uniforms, as long as they don’t dip our flag before the Queen during the Opening Ceremonies....now that would piss me off.
Hey Harry, the folks who are making the products don't have to worry about the extravagant benefits, unions and excessive workplace regulations that drive up the unit costs of their product and can still afford to ship them half way around the world. Welcome to reality a**hole.
What IS it with Democrats and berets!???
If Lauren REALLY wanted a hat that represented America or American sports (as he claimed), why not use the iconic baseball cap??
Doesn’t it represent America and American sports!!???
BTW, when's the last time a straight guy wore a scarf outside his blazer ... in the summer. Or tucked in his tennis sweater.
And those tea-cozy hats? Yo Ralph, save the duds for the Gay Olympics, OK? Was Rahm Emmanuel in charge of this?
Outsource much......... hilarious.
I’m wearing an NSA patrol cap as I type. There is a label on the inside with the Agency shield on one side, and a “made in China” on the other.
If they’re trying to look formal, make it Cowboy hats, boots, and blue jeans. Works just fine here in TX.
I was thinking the same thing - we did not do it at the winter olympics last time, but I keep thinking the way Obama dips his hiney to foreign leaders, he might order it. On the other hand, this will be England and he hates everything English, so probably not this year.