As the saying goes: If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen. Only in these partisan times, if you work for Trump, you may actually be asked to get up and leave. Just ask White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders who tweeted this over the weekend: "Last night I was told by the owner of Red Hen in Lexington, VA to leave because I work for POTUS and I politely left." Stephanie Wilkinson, the owner of the Red Hen, said she has no regrets, and that it was a moral issue for her and her staff.
This, of course, comes on the heels of last week's heckling of the Head of Homeland Security, Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen. Nielsen was dining on Mexican food when protestors, angry over the administration's practice of separating families at the border, disrupted her meal. Nielsen ended up leaving the restaurant.
What has become clear is not many are heeding former first lady Michelle Obama's golden rule: “When they go low, we go high.” Jim Braude was joined by Tina Opie, associate professor of management at Babson College, Christopher Myers, co-owner of Myers + Chang and Flour Bakery, and former Massachusetts state treasurer Joe Malone, a Trump supporter, to discuss.