Quote# 89864Regarding the Chik-Fil-A boycotts - and yes, they're still harping on the issue in late September
It is economic warfare against their political enemies, that’s the only way to describe it, it is literally economic warfare against their political enemies; it is nothing more than that, nothing less than that. The left is almost universally unscrupulous, they are amoral—that’s part of their philosophy—so they feel free to attack anybody and anything that they don’t like and they have legions of lawyers willing to go into court and sue and sue and sue again. They’re organized base is willing to uniformly engage in economic boycotts of companies so it’s a highly organized, almost a military type of organization, very monolithic that gets behind the leaders on any issue and they attack people, and they attack people and terrify people. We don’t have anything like that we are not inclined to do that because we are not that immoral, we just don’t do those kinds of things unless we are attacked first.
James Simpson, Right Wing Watch 33 Comments
[10/2/2012 3:37:35 AM]
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Submitted By: Zagen30
I guess all those abortion clinic bombers are leftists then?
10/2/2012 5:00:36 PM
If we were amoral we would not care about the unethical support that Chick-Fil-A shows towards bigoted hate filled organizations. Nor would we care about them discriminating against perspective employees who don't happen to be Christian.
10/2/2012 11:17:01 PM
So- the economic defence was a failure?
10/3/2012 1:45:15 AM
Okay, did the gay community actually do anything other than not eat chick fil-a and complain about the prejudiced behavior on television?
Oh, you don't do those kind of things unless you're *attacked* first. Like, if somebody says something that offends you. But if someone announces they're giving money to organizations expressly designed to hurt you, that's not an attack, and you'd never stop giving money to someone just because of a little thing like that.
It's really fascinating how the organized orthodoxy always believes their enemies are a menacing evil beast, even more organized than they. This is the exact same rhetoric that was used about heretics in the Middle Ages vis-a-vis Inquisition. Well, plus lots of claims of orgies.
10/3/2012 10:58:41 AM
well breaking news: it appears that consumers choosing to exercise their most basic freedoms are now engaging in "economic warfare".
dan cathy could have called a press conference to announce that he is a homosexual and that chick-fil-a would refocus 100% of its charitable efforts toward gay rights organizations and issues and fundies would still be perfectly within their rights to boycott his product for all eternity. nobody would stop them.
i'll remember this quote after thanksgiving when the "war on christmas" bullshit starts to sneak in to the news cycle again.
10/3/2012 12:48:20 PM
The right have been doing the exact same shit for decades, you hypocritical douchenozzle.
10/3/2012 5:29:56 PM
Hastur the Unspeakable
ITS CALL FREE FUCKING MARKET YOU FUCKING MORON! Your know, the thing you are always championing. And If I recall you guys wanted to use the same tactic on any store that used a gay or lesbian in their ads. Fucking Hypocrites.
10/3/2012 9:09:44 PM
Why is it that when the right boycotts something the left reacts with "meh...", but when the left boycotts something the right reacts with uproar? :S
It's almost like there's some link between idiocy and right-leaning tendancy.
10/4/2012 4:33:14 AM