If the name "Donald Wildmon" sounds familiar, there's a reason why. He's a bigot who lives in Mississippi, and Ford just said "uncle" to him. As a leading gay news magazine explains:
The antigay American Family Association claimed a cultural victory on Thursday and called off its threatened boycott of Ford Motor Co. On Friday, Ford spokesman Mike Moran confirmed to Advocate.com that the company will stop advertising its Jaguar and Land Rover brands in gay publications but insisted it was strictly a business decision.Donald Wildmon is pleased. Are you? Click here to let Ford executives know what you think about their decision to cave in to the anti-gay bigots.
The Dearborn, Mich., automaker came under fire from the AFA in May for its longtime efforts to increase ... workplace diversity and support gay rights causes.
... Threatened with a boycott by the Mississippi-based AFA, Ford and some of its dealers agreed to negotiate, and the AFA announced in June that it would hold off on its planned action. On Thursday, AFA announced the boycott would be canceled altogether.
"They've heard our concerns; they are acting on our concerns. We are pleased with where we are," said Donald Wildmon, AFA’s chairman, in a statement. "