Quantcast

Journalist Bullies Target Employee, Calls Police over $.01 Price Tag

(ReclaimTheNet) Twitter users are showing their support for a Target manager named “Tori” after reporter David Leavitt called the police and attempted to publicly shame her for refusing to sell him a toothbrush for $0.01.

Leavitt found the toothbrush in a Massachusetts Target store which appeared to have been mislabeled with a $0.01 price tag. When Tori refused to sell it to him for $0.01, he posted her name and photo to his 200,000+ Twitter followers, accused Target of violating Massachusetts Item Pricing Law, and called the police.

Leavitt then threatened to take Tori and Target to court over the incident and added that “he has not been able to afford to go to a dentist in over three years.”

Shortly after Leavitt’s toothbrush-related Twitter outburst, Twitter users pointed out that Leavitt has a history of attempting to shame retail employees on Twitter over price matches.

Meme maker Carpe Donktum also set up a GoFundMe to send Tori on vacation which passed its $5,000 target in just a few hours.

Beyond being sympathetic towards Tori for having to deal with Leavitt, some Twitter users are suggesting she should sue while others are recommending that Target give her a raise and extra vacation time.

[Read more…]

TRENDING NOW

‘Pharma Bro’ Shkreli Loses 2nd Bid for Early Prison Release

(Associated Press) That's another no for the "Pharma Bro." A federal judge has rejected convicted pharmaceutical executive's Martin Shkreli's...

Retailers Pull MyPillow Over CEO’s Vote Fraud Allegations

(Headline USA) MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell, an outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump, said two large retailers have pulled his products from their shelves...

GoFundMe Bans 1st Amendment Protests, Yet Allows Bail Funds for Criminals

(Law Enforcement Today) Remember when people tried to run a fundraiser on GoFundMe for Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old accused of murder when...

Burger Chain Slams Biden’s ‘Catastrophic’ $15 Minimum Wage

(WND) Many employers and employees over the past several years have pointed to experience as the reason they oppose a $15 minimum...

Charity’s Bid to Blow Up Trump Casino Nixed

(Associated Press) An auction house trying to raise money for a youth charity by soliciting bids to blow up a former casino...