“We’ve been standing up for climate disorders almost as long as we’re making those shorts,” said Corley Canna, a Patagonia spokesman. The brand began making shorts in 1973.
The spokesman said Patagonia CEO Yvan Chouinard has been saying “vote a ** hole out” for many years. “It refers to politicians of any party who deny the climate crisis or ignore science.”
Patagonia closed its headquarters, distribution centers and shops on Election Day in 2016, and 2018, and the company will continue to practice for the 2020 election.
The site also gives people an option to enter their address in a search box and create a polling plan – which contains information on requesting a ballot or finding their polling place for the person to vote.