Wednesday, December 07, 2005

Boycott Failures
Why would any corporation buckle under the stark-raving mad pressure of the radical Christian right? Remember Disney? They really brought Disney to its knees didn't they?

The Carpetbagger (via Washington Monthly) outlines recent boycott failures of the kooks, and wonders why on Earth Ford would give in to their demands that it stop sponsoring gay events.

As always on such matters, the best resource is AmericaBlog, where John Aravosis has been all over this story all week.

Shame on Ford. Of course, when gay people show up driving a Japanese car, these same blowhards will accuse them of being un-American, in addition to being un-godly. How dare you not buy the cars of the companies that refuse to advertise to you!

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