Patagonia calls out climate deniers with blunt message on label

Los Angeles (AFP) – Outdoor retailer Patagonia, known for championing environmental causes, has put it bluntly to voters in a label on a limited-edition pair of shorts that says “VOTE THE ASSHOLES OUT.”The company said the message, printed on the underside of a clothing tag, was added to its 2020 men’s and women’s “regenerative organic stand-up shorts” in defiance of climate change deniers.”Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard has been saying ‘vote the assholes out’ for several years,” company spokesperson Tessa Byars told AFP via email. “And it refers to politicians from any party who deny or dis…

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