The Daily Beast reports:
MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell’s charity and business combo venture to make and sell COVID-19 masks has cost him millions of dollars, according to the increasingly far-right conservative figure. Today his company is sitting on millions of unsold face coverings, which he now despises and wants to burn.
“I can’t give them away,” Lindell told The Daily Beast in a phone interview this week. “I tried to. No one wants the things anymore.” Lindell, who claims to have retrofitted about 75 percent of MyPillow’s manufacturing line to sew cloth masks, said the machinery and space he’d invested in now sits idle and empty.
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“All of a sudden, there was masks everywhere, almost as if the industry knew it was coming and waited for prices to go up. Now I probably got $7 million out of my pocket that we’re just stuck with.”
Pillow guy, congrats on discovering a market economy. https://t.co/Krq5730gu1
— Scott (Vaxed and Following Back) (@ScottShare4) June 19, 2021