Poor bigoted fuckwits. Sucks when we use your own tactics against you, doesn't it?
In the aftermath of the passage of Prop 8 in California, some gay rights groups are calling for boycotts of those businesses that donated money to the campaign to stop same sex marriage in that state. And suddenly, the religious rights is shocked - SHOCKED - at the notion of boycotting a business over political disagreements. Like this guy:Some Proposition 8 supporters say a minority of protesters have gone too far by targeting individuals. Opponents of the measure have called for a boycott of the California Musical Theatre after revelations that artistic director Scott Eckern, a Mormon, donated $1,000 to the Yes on 8 Campaign. Members of his church played a significant role in the campaign.
"It's disheartening that he is being singled out," said Lisa West, spokeswoman for the church in the Sacramento area. "We had hoped there would be more tolerance for different viewpoints."
Funny, I don't recall hearing anyone on the other side calling for "tolerance of different viewpoints" when the American Family Association was calling for boycotts of Ford and McDonald's because those companies dared to market to gay people.
18 November, 2008
Sweet Schadenfreude, Parte the Second