The Free Enterprise Project (FEP) says the resignations, which prompted the disbanding of the councils, highlight the political agendas that now guide corporate behavior and expose companies to increased pressure from radical activists.
"By fleeing President Trump's advisory councils, these CEOs showed their true colors. CEOs such as Merck's Kenneth Frazier, Intel's Brian Krzanich and Disney's Bob Iger - who left the advisory council in June - are well-known liberals and likely opposed to much of President Trump's free enterprise agenda.
The events in Charlottesville are likely just a convenient excuse for them to leave, and they are making political statements rather than business decisions in doing so," said National Center General Counsel and FEP Director Justin Danhof, Esq. "Under eight years of President Obama's policy of picking winners and losers and running the government as a crony statist regime, these corporate leaders became accustomed to working with Washington to set the rules to benefit their respective bottom lines and crowd out competition. It's not a coincidence that all of these companies have seen their stock prices drop since January."
Right.... or, the Trump brand is now officially toxic among most people (non-radicalized Republicans, for example, in addition to non Republicans).