You’ve got to give this guy some chutzpah points for allowing his company to cave to the social justice crowd and then immediately grabbing a parachute to bail the hell out. Next stop, the presidency?
In an interview with The Times, Schultz, a Democrat who has publicly criticized President Donald Trump, did not deny speculation that he was considering a political career.
Starbucks’ founder and executive chairman Howard Schultz is stepping down.
Schultz, who previously served as the coffee giant’s CEO, is leaving his position at the end of June, The New York Times reported on Monday.
In an interview with The Times, Schultz, a Democrat who has publicly criticized U.S. President Donald Trump, did not deny speculation that he was considering a political career.
So far Schultz’s early slogan of “Nobody understands the struggles of the middle class like the guy who built a politically-correct corporate behemoth by charging them six bucks for a cup of coffee” isn’t inspiring confidence that his campaign would catch on.
That said, the “White House bathrooms are open to everybody” policy would be interesting to watch unfold: