“America’s Favorite Cookie” was faced with a challenge as conservative shareholders sounded the alarm over a partnership with “militant” alphabet activists.
The tangled web of globalist enterprise has seen banks, governments and corporations push off one another in an ever-advancing march toward Marxist ideologies. Whether through principle or a need to fulfill an ESG requirement, the Oreo brand from Mondelez International was directly confronted over their partnership with prominent LGBT advocate group PFLAG, formerly known as Parents & Friends of Lesbians and Gays.
Wednesday, the National Legal and Policy Center (NLPC) released an ad calling out Oreo’s support of PFLAG ahead of their submission of a shareholder proposal demanding an examination of the risks of such an association.
“‘This Book Is Gay,’ ‘Gender Queer,’ ‘Flamer,’ ‘Lawn Boy;’ books like these are promoted in our schools and our local libraries by PFLAG, and Oreo is supporting them,” stated the narrator. “Is your favorite cookie company grooming children?”
“What happened to the kid-friendly cookie we all used to know and love?” the ad asked. “Don’t let PFLAG and Oreo Cookie corrupt your children. Learn more at nlpc.org/oreo.”
— NLPC (@NLPC) February 7, 2024
Oreo’s website indicated they are “proud to partner with PFLAG National,” described as NLPC as having grown “a more militant activist intent with expansionist strategies.”
The cookie company encouraged, “Join us as we celebrate PFLAG’s 50th anniversary and their vision of an equitable, inclusive world where every LGBTQ+ person is safe, celebrated, empowered and loved.”
Known for supporting Banned Books Week and promoting the sexually explicit content like that listed in the ad that leftist want made available to kids in public schools, Oreo further recommended visitors to their site, “Be an active ally, always. Being a proud parent means taking action,” with a link to the outreach and education program Straight For Equality, created by PFLAG in 2007 that listed partners including Lockheed Martin, GM, Hallmark, Kellogg’s, Walmart and, of course, The Walt Disney Company among others.
Meanwhile, Michelle Deignan, vice president of U.S. Oreo operations had told Variety regarding advertisements ahead of the Super Bowl, “I think you’ll see those brands that lean into nostalgia, humor, emotion at the Super Bowl…those brands will resonate with the consumer.”
In detailing their reason behind the ad, Paul Chesser, director of the Corporate Integrity Project at the NLPC explained to The Daily Wire that it was made “because of the threat an iconic brand so popular with kids poses by collaborating with the destructive gender ideology advocates and transgender surgery supporters at PFLAG.”
Holding stock in Mondelez, NLPC drafted a shareholder proposal calling to examine risks of associating with PFLAG expected to be presented at the next meeting and calling for a public report to be published on their company website. “Basically the proposal calls for the company to reconsider alliances with divisive political activists like PFLAG, and a report would at least produce more transparency about whatever else the company is doing.”
The proposal specifically mentioned Target Corporations lost of $10 billion in market value within 10 days for selling “tuck-friendly” swimwear for children, Disney’s “consecutive quarters of poor earnings” for promoting transgenderism and Bud Light’s parent company Anheuser-Busch InBev having a “28 percent decline in pre-tax profit during the second quarter of 2023,” which worsened in the third quarter, driven by their promotion of radical influencer Dylan Mulvaney.