Target’s in a big ol’ PR mess for contributing to an anti-gay marriage candidate

What happens when your carefully crafted brand image is knocked over by one huge corporate donation to an anti-gay political candidate? Target is one of the first large corporations taking advantage of the Supreme Court’s recent determination that companies have a right to make unlimited donations to causes of their choosing. The Minnesota-based company gave money to Tom Emmer, the state’s Republican candidate for governor, by way of a PAC called MN Forward . Emmer opposes gay marriage. The donatio…

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