Under Armour CEO's support for Donald Trump should have consequences

We were heartbroken and distraught to read that Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank praised Donald Trump and called him "a real asset." For people who may say "that's his opinion and he has every right to express it," we would agree, but there are consequences for what you say and do ("Kevin Plank, Donald Trump and the fallacy of the businessman president," Feb. 8).

This soul-crushing election was never about an opinion of who liked who or who supported who. It was so much bigger than that! To us, it was about the core values of our lives and everything we've worked for and who best exemplifies them. By supporting President Trump in any way, by praising him in this particular way, Mr. Plank came out in support of racism, sexism, homophobia and (let's call it like it is) fascism. And he indicated opposition to health care, education and the United States Constitution.

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Those are the facts, not an opinion. As citizens who support the principles upon which this country was founded, we are sadly boycotting Under Armour products from now on. Another dark day for us and for Baltimore.

Betsy and Frank Schindler, Baltimore

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