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Kara Alaimo is an assistant professor of public relations at Hofstra University and the author of "Pitch, Tweet, or Engage on the Street: How to Practice Global Public Relations and Strategic Communication." She served as spokeswoman for International Affairs in the Treasury Department during the Obama administration. Follow her on Twitter @karaalaimo. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.
(CNN)In a widely shared article this week, Recode's Kara Swisher argued that the tech CEOs who were to meet with Donald Trump Wednesday -- including Apple's Tim Cook, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Alphabet's Larry Page and Microsoft's Satya Nadella -- "should be ashamed of themselves for lining up like sheeple" after the president summoned them.