Democratic Flash Mob at Target (“TarJAY”)

The retail company Target just gave more than $150,000 to buy ads supporting Rep. Tom Emmer, a far-right Republican candidate for governor of Minnesota. This makes Target one of the very first companies to take advantage of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision allowing unlimited corporate cash in elections. Now it’s up to the citizens to clean corporate cash out of our democratic machinery. Send a message to Target’s CEO, Greg Steinhafel, that we won’t shop there if Target continues spending money on elections. Here’s what some folks did to register their dissent with Target. (Warning: Involves radical tuba playing.)

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