CEO who offered jobs to anti-Israel protesters sees his company’s stock value drop by $210M

A lefty CEO’s company lost $210 million in stock value after he offered jobs to the anti-Israel protesters across the country.

Andrew Dudum, the founder and CEO of Hims & Hers Health, offered jobs in a tweet published Wednesday.

“Moral courage > College degree,” he wrote. “If you’re currently protesting against the genocide of the Palestinian people & for your university’s divestment from Israel, keep going. It’s working.”

“There are plenty of companies & CEOs eager to hire you, regardless of university discipline,” he added.

The post, which boasted only 5,000 likes despite nearly two million views as of Saturday morning, included a link to an application page.

Look:

The leftist CEO faced so much backlash for the social media post that he set it so that only people whom he’d mentioned (nobody) could directly reply.

That didn’t stop hordes of disgusted, patriotic, pro-Israel Americans from tweeting at him anyway.

Below is just a tiny sample of the abundant response:

It isn’t just voices of displeasure that Dudum now faces. He’s also facing a huge drop in the value of his company.

Hims & Hers lost $210 million in value Friday when the company’s stock plummeted from $12.24 a share to $11.26.

In fairness, the stock has been trending down since late March. But on the other hand, the latest drop was quite quick and steep.

But there’s more.

“[The] share price continued to slide in after-hours trading on Friday and Saturday,” according to the New York Post.

And the “[t]rading volume was also more than double the average for the stock — indicating that some shareholders were rushing to get out.”

As for Dudum, why is he so partial to the anti-Israel protesters? Likely because he has family in both Gaza and the West Bank and is himself reportedly a Palestinian-American.

That said, most CEOs do not share his perspective. Take Palantir CEO Alex Karp, who this week said that the protesters should be shipped off to North Korea.

“We’re gonna do an exchange program sponsored by Karp,” he said while speaking at a forum Wednesday. “A couple months in North Korea, nice-tasting flavored bark. See how you feel about that.”

According to Business Insider, he also accused the protesters of following a pagan religion.

“Look at Columbia,” he said. “There is literally no way to explain the investment in our elite schools, and the output is a pagan religion — a pagan religion of mediocrity and discrimination and intolerance, and violence.”

He added that there’s a “double standard” where protesters willingly dedicate themselves to “an architecture of antidiscrimination while dressing in masks and excluding the population that’s been most discriminated for the last 3,000 years.”

Then there’s Pershing Square Capital Management exec Bill Ackman, who, besides being the first to declare that he won’t hire Harvard students who signed an anti-Israel letter, has been donating money to bless pro-Israel counter-protesters.

Vivek Saxena

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