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Customer Triggered by Hobby Lobby Cotton Decor

By Todd Starnes:

Hobby Lobby — the national arts and crafts chain — is embroiled in a raging controversy over whether cotton is racist.

As absurd as it may sound – a Texas customer wrote a Facebook post blasting Hobby Lobby for selling raw cotton plants.

“So wrong on so many levels,” Daniell Rider declared as she described a vase filled with cotton bolls. “There is nothing decorative about raw cotton.”

“A commodity which was gained at the expense of American-American slaves,” she thundered. “A little sensitivity goes a long way. Please remove this decor.”

More than 200,000 people weighed in — and many agreed with her argument — that cotton was a commodity gained at the expense of African American slaves.

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