Mike Pence Blasts Nike: “So-Called Social Justice Champion” (VIDEO)

Mike Pence recently blasted the NBA and Nike for their hypocrisy over China.

While Nike tries to promote itself as being a ‘woke’ company to appease the American left, they also appease China, despite the nation’s human rights abuses.

CNBC has details:

Vice President Mike Pence says ‘NBA is acting like a wholly owned subsidiary’ of China’s Communist Party, also blasts Nike

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Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday accused the NBA of “acting like a wholly owned subsidiary” of China’s ruling Communist Party after a top Houston Rockets executive enraged that country’s authoritarian leaders with his support of anti-government protestors in Hong Kong.

Pence in a speech also blasted athletic apparel giant Nike for taking steps to placate China by “checking its social conscience at the door” after the tweet in early October by Rockets general manager Daryl Morey, which said, “Fight for Freedom, stand with Hong Kong.”…

“In siding with the Chinese Communist Party and silencing free speech, the NBA is acting like a wholly owned subsidiary of the authoritarian regime,” the vice president said.

Pence also said, “Nike promotes itself as a so called social-justice champion, but when it comes to Hong Kong, it prefers checking its social conscience at the door.”

“Nike stores in China actually removed their Houston Rockets merchandise from their shelves to join the Chinese government in protest against the Rockets general manager’s seven-word tweet: ‘Fight for Freedom, stand with Hong Kong.’”

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This is a serious issue. It’s great that Pence is addressing it so frankly.

Pence is absolutely correct about this.

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