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Today, taking great pains to tell the tale, Lady Lynn de Rothschild announced that she finds it necessary to support John Sidney McCain, and to withdraw her support from Barack Obama, due to her finding Mr. Obama representative of elitism of the worst kind.
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Lady Lynn de Rothschild splits her time between London and New York, and runs the Estee Lauder Group of companies, under the umbrella of E L Rothschild Companies, Incorporated.

Lynn Forester de Rothschild, a prominent Hillary Clinton supporter and member of the Democratic National Committee’s Platform Committee, will endorse John McCain for president on Wednesday, her spokesman tells CNN.

Now, here are the brands under that umbrella, and you'll be shocked at how many they are.

Why don't we withdraw our support of her brands, just as she withdraws her support of the Democratic Party Ticket, a party where she has actually served on several committees?

I think that's a very good idea.

Here are the brands:

“This is a hard decision for me personally because frankly I don't like him,” she said of Obama in an interview with CNN’s Joe Johns. “I feel like he is an elitist. I feel like he has not given me reason to trust him.”

Forester is the CEO of EL Rothschild, a holding company with businesses around the world. She is married to international banker Sir Evelyn de Rothschild. Forester is a member of the DNC’s Democrats Abroad chapter and splits her time living in London and New York.

Let's return the favor. Below you'll find a few brands you can withdraw your support from!
From the link:

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. Family of Brands

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. has a diverse portfolio of brands. They include the classic, core brands, Estée Lauder, Clinique, Aramis and Lab Series, which set the tone and direction for the entire prestige beauty industry; the customized, urban Prescriptives; and Origins, the Company’s category-defining lifestyle brand.

Our acquired brands include professional makeup artist lines M·A·C and Bobbi Brown; La Mer, the most innovative and sought-after line of skin care treatments; Jo Malone, the London-based perfumer and skin care expert; Aveda, a maker of premium hair, skin and makeup products created from pure plant and flower-based ingredients; Bumble and bumble, the New York-based, cutting edge hair care company and salon; Darphin, a Paris-based line of skin care, makeup and spa-inspired body treatments created from the finest plant extracts; and Ojon, a Canadian-based hair and skin care brand featuring wild-crafted ingredients collected from Central American rainforests.

The Company is the fragrance and beauty products licensee for seven visionary and desirable names in the fashion world: Kiton, Tommy Hilfiger, Donna Karan, Michael Kors, Sean John, Missoni and Tom Ford. It also holds the licensee for Mustang, a men’s fragrance.

Starting in 2004, the Company began creating brands to be sold through alternative distribution channels. They include American Beauty, a cosmetics, skin care and fragrance brand that celebrates the beauty of American style; Flirt!, a makeup line consisting of more than 250 shades and influenced by pop culture; good skin™, a dermatologist-formulated, fragrance-free skin care brand; grassroots™, a line of naturally-sourced products blended from pure essential oils for women, babies and pets; Daisy Fuentes, which offers fragrance and body products; Coach, a collection of fragrance and beauty products in partnership with the leading marketer of American accessories; and Eyes by Design, the first prestige cosmetics line that focuses its expertise on the eyes, sold exclusively on HSN and

Lynn, there are several brands here to which I have contributed. No more!

Originally posted to self-evident on Wed Sep 17, 2008 at 09:27 AM PDT.

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