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Two questions: How do you feel about the fact that tweener brand Sketchers is selling knockoff Toms? And does your opinion change with the knowledge that they've also knocked off the Toms charity element, in which the company donates a pair of shoes to a child in need for every pair of shoes they sell? The shoes, by the way, are known as Bobs—real creative there, guys. [Bleach Black via Refinery29]