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Former Trump Lawyer Slams Trump’s New Golden Sneaker Venture: ‘Racist, Sexist, Misogynist’

Michael Cohen, previously known as Donald Trump’s personal attorney and “fixer,” has publicly criticized Trump’s latest business venture—a line of golden sneakers.

Cohen’s Transformation

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This critique was voiced in a recent CNN interview with Abby Phillip, where Cohen did not hold back his disdain for the merchandise, highlighting his transition from a close associate to one of Trump’s vocal critics.

A Striking Comparison

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During the discussion about the “Never Surrender” sneakers, Cohen made a comparison that drew attention. 

“I mean, I don’t know who he thinks he is, Michael Jordan or my old client Kanye, you know, with Yeezys.”

Harsh Criticism Unleashed

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Cohen’s critique was harsh and straightforward. 

“I mean, these are some of the most repulsive, ugly-looking, $5.25-cent-to-manufacture-in-China sneakers I’ve ever seen,” he stated, expressing his opinion on the sneakers’ aesthetic and value.

Identifying the Wearer

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Cohen elaborated on the societal implications of wearing such sneakers.

“The one good thing for the rest of us is when we see somebody walking down the street a mile away wearing them, well, we know who they are.”

A Symbol of Division

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He continued, marking the sneakers as a symbol of divisive ideologies. 

“We know that they’re the racist, sexist, misogynist, xenophobic, homophobic, Islamophobic antisemites you want to stay away from.”

The High-Top Model

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The merchandise line features a gold-colored high-top shoe with a “T” on the side, starting at $399, showcasing the premium option in Trump’s sneaker line.

Mid-Top Alternative

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A mid-top model available in red and white, priced at $199, offers a more accessible option to consumers, expanding the line’s reach.

Trump’s Confidence

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Despite the controversy, Trump expressed confidence in the sneaker line’s success, citing a long-held desire to enter the market.

Additional Merchandise

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Apart from sneakers, Trump introduced Victory 47 Cologne and Victory 47 Perfume, broadening the scope of his merchandise line.

No Campaign Connection

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These products are not affiliated with his presidential campaign or the Trump Organization, indicating a new direction in Trump’s branding efforts.

Cohen’s Legal Battles

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Cohen’s critique stems from a complex background, including serving time for charges related to campaign finance violations, tax fraud, and bank fraud.

A Credible Testimony

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Cohen’s testimony against Trump in a civil fraud trial highlighted his estrangement from his former employer despite facing allegations of perjury.

Judge’s Decision

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Judge Arthur Engoron found Cohen’s testimony “credible,” leading to Trump being ordered to pay over $355 million in penalties.

The Broader Implication

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Michael Cohen’s scathing review of Trump’s golden sneakers not only criticizes the merchandise’s aesthetic and production but also serves as a broader indictment of Trump’s divisive influence.

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