These are the reasons why I think this "controversy" is dumb.
People out in the world really struggling and you're mad at a red cup?? This whole Starbucks controversy shows how privileged people are— Anthony Deluca (@AnthonyDelucV) November 10, 2015
Let's not forget that its stores look pretty Christmas AF, and it's not even Thanksgiving yet! They even have a special edition Christmas Blend coffee and an advent calendar!
"In the past, we have told stories with our holiday cups designs," said Jeffrey Fields, Starbucks vice president of Design & Content. "This year we wanted to usher in the holidays with a purity of design that welcomes all of our stories."
The magic builds day by day ✨ -- our Holiday Advent Calendar is available now. pic.twitter.com/kgNbH4jD3m— StarbucksDeals (@starbucksdeals) November 4, 2015