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Barbie’s 2020 Campaign Fires Back at Trump Jr., Says Dolls Aren’t Red or Blue – TMZ

Responds to Don Jr. Diss …
We Don’t Choose Sides, We Empower Girls!!!

7/29/2020 11:54 AM PT


Barbie’s new line of dolls meant to inspire all girls to raise their voices and get interested in public service quickly got political when Donald Trump Jr. got involved … but the toy company’s shutting him down.

Shortly after the Barbie 2020 Campaign Team — made up of 4 diverse dolls including a candidate, a campaign manager, a fundraiser and a voter — was unveiled to “expose girls to public leadership roles and pique their interest in shaping the future” … Don Jr. used it to take a shot at Democrats.

Don tweeted … “‘Voter’ Barbie must be a Democrat because she’s already wearing an ‘I Voted’ sticker and yet she’s got another ballot in her hand.”

Not the most original joke, and according to the makers of Barbie … it’s also inaccurate.

A Mattel spokesperson tells TMZ … “Barbie is not, and has never been, affiliated with a political party. Barbie has always encouraged girls to stand up for what they believe in and shows them they can be anything.”

The Mattel rep adds … “This doll set highlights a range of leadership roles to pique their interest in shaping the future and raise their voices – from the podium to the polls. This set also provides a tool to allow families to have conversations around important events and cultural moments through play.”

Of course, Don Jr.’s joke comes as President Trump continues to push claims mail-in voting is fraudulent and will only benefit Democrats in the upcoming election.

Truth is, there are no facts to back that up … just like Jr.’s jab at Barbie.

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