Monday, November 07, 2016

...And Business Has Been Good

'Manufactured outrage': As Trump harnesses fringe political views, the business of Fear has never been better

A company in Salt Lake City that sells packaged food for survival in emergencies is preparing for a post-election sales bonanza. Phil Cox, chief executive of Legacy Food Storage, said sales typically spike around events that inspire fear in his customers, whom he describes as "independent conservatives." For instance, sales of his freeze-dried chili and pasta…