Apparently, Marriott is so flustered over the gay community’s outrage over the passage of Prop 8 in Utah, and the spontaneous anger that has been directed at Marriott as one of the largest, if not the largest, Mormon-run business in America, that Marriott is now sending potential customers emails that sound as if they’re written by Sarah Palin. To wit:
From: [email protected]
Date: November 12, 2008
Subject: RE: Bill Marriott
Thank you for your additional email.
While we can appreciate your passion towards such a controversial topic, the personal beliefs or affiliations of an individual does not have any bearing on how the business handles such matters.
We regret that our company’s response providing details reflecting its commitment to diversity may not have disarmed actions concerning future patronage, but was offered in good faith hoping that it may redirect your attention to the root source of where your disagreement lies.
Thank you for sharing your concerns.
Marriott Internet Customer Care
Maybe someone should spend a little less time trying to revoke the civil rights of gays and lesbians, and forcibly convert dead Holocaust victims to Mormonism, and more time on learning to how to speak English.