Losing your job for your thoughts is indeed an example of thought police.
If I were Stirling and wanted to continue airing my racist feelings in public without too much negative blowback I'd start a company with a racist image, racist employees and a racist customer base. Voila.
I'm not the boycott type. I will buy your product if it is a good one no matter what your beliefs. I have even been known to watch George clueless movies because he is a good actor in good movies.
What if you find out that he contributes to the KKK or the Aryan Nation with the profits you give him? Me, I would find another product not caring if it costs a bit more or lasts a little less just because he might do just that.
You can be a racist asshole but generally there are going to be consequences.
Everyone is born a homo sapiens sapiens but not everyone is a human. -RW
You have to rember the dix chicks also dissed their fans and people like me just decided not to buy their music. We did not however demand their record company drop them.
then again, i am mistaken
i recall the shrub supporters to be so outraged about Natalie Maines' comment that she was "ashamed the President of the United States is from Texas" that they demanded the radio stations quit playing dixie chicks songs
we are negotiating about dividing a pizza and in the meantime israel is eating it
Originally Posted by haymarket
... Telling me where the field of haystacks is and saying there might be a needle out there is intellectually dishonest in the extreme. ...