The CEO of Camping World, a major NASCAR sponsor, has some very strong words for the White House, and some fans, following the horrific events at Charlottsville.
Last weekend’s white nationalists’ rally attracted various racist groups and counter-demonstrators, and one man drive into the crowd, killing one protester and injuring dozens more.
The White House has been harshly criticized for its slow denunciation of white supremacists, and business leaders have been distancing themselves and criticizing President Trump because they believe he’s not been forceful enough in condemning racism.
CEO Marcus Lemonis has joined that chorus, saying he was “horrified” by what he’s seen coming out of the White House, but then has some choice words directed at the public:
“There’s no doubt that there is probably not many consumers in this country today that are in favor of what has been said in the last couple days and if they are, quite frankly, don’t shop at my business,” Lemonis said on CNBC’s “The Profit.”
Here are his full remarks: