Macy's Cannot Be Trusted
Families have traditionally enjoyed watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade together in person or from home, but not this year. Children look forward to the parade that includes gigantic balloons, hundreds of clowns, music and marching bands. This year an estimated 3.5 million bystanders viewed the parade live and 50 million viewers watched the broadcast from home by tuning in to NBC on Thursday, November 28. The once family focused department store had an unpleasant surprise in store for viewers less than 30-minutes into the program.
The annual tradition for family entertainment had a not-so-discreet agenda this time around. This year's parade chose to send a Politically Correct message, but their plan backfired and the statement they really sent to families is that Macy's cannot be trusted.
"Raise You Up" was not suitable for families for many reasons. The inappropriate act starred Kinky Boots, referencing a musical written to celebrate the differences in each other and included: (all) the men and women in thigh-high boots [mostly red pleather while others were sparkly "hooker" boots], a man in boxer shorts and men in burlesque and Moulin rouge costumes prancing around expressing themselves, RuPaul (famous drag queen) along with several men dressed in drag, transgender and transvestites, singing and dancing as an expression of "diversity" and honoring whatever sexuality you want.
The performance was sexually charged and quite offensive. Here are some, but not all of the lyrics to the song they chose to sing, to give you a better idea:
Celebrate you to elevate you!
Ladies, Gentlemen, and those who have yet to make up their minds.
Instill the truth… learn something new.
Accept yourself and you'll accept others too.
Let love shine… let pride be your guide.
Change the world when you change your mind.
Just be who you wanna be.
You're beautiful; it's beautiful!
Shame on Macy's for promoting this. We cannot trust Macy's Dept. Store any longer. This is the straw that broke the camel's back. It is clear that Macy's does not have our children's best interest in mind. Macy's needs to know that trust must be earned and once trust is lost it is difficult to get back.
Please send Macy's an email letting the company know you no longer trust their store because of their decision to include the "Raise You Up" drag performance during their parade with millions of children present and watching from home.