Re: Would you vote to take the Clippers from Donald Sterling?
Originally Posted by Bob Blaylock
I wonder how this would play out if Mr. Sterling was under fire for expressing an opinion that is controversial, but on a side that those on the far-wrong tend to favor, such as supporting “gay marriage” or drug legalization. I rather suspect that the very same people who are defending the efforts to punish him for expressing the opinion that he did would be his staunchest defenders if that was the case. The far wrong is all for free thought and free speech, as long as you only use it for thoughts and speech with which they agree.
C'mon, Bob. That's not what this is about. The other NBA owners have to decide if he's bad for business. Simple. The thought of black people all over the US boycotting whenever the Clippers come to town probably causes a lot of rich, old white guys to burst their hemorrhoids.