Democrats across the country mulled a potential Starbucks boycott Monday; saying the former CEO would likely split the liberal vote in the 2020 election should Howard Schultz run as a third-party candidate.
“Third-party White House runs tend to peel votes away from major-party candidates, splitting the support from one side in a way that benefits the other,” writes the Daily Mail.
“Democratic activists have begun to openly suggest boycotting Starbucks, a company in which Schultz maintains significant ownership, until he commits that he won’t disrupt the Democrats’ chances to unify behind a single anti-Trump challenger,” adds the article.
Schultz unveiled his potential candidacy Sunday night, saying both Democrats and Republicans have left many American voters “looking for a home.”
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