“Silencing academics or artists through the misplaced moralizing of boycotts is a mistake of grave proportion.”
“For them to even advocate individual boycotts is hypocritical, given that Mexico, which they refuse to even criticize about its immigration policies, has much harsher restrictions on immigration than Arizona (reflected in harsh prison sentences) — and on not just illegal aliens (as in Arizona) but legal aliens as well (restricting the civil liberties and political rights of legal aliens).”
“What matters about boycotts is their content: what are they protesting?”
“Buy Filipino, and begin boycotts against the European Union!”
“But just because I don’t like his presentation, I don’t delude myself like the bulk of the people here into thinking that a few screaming liberals threatening advertisers with boycotts is going to make a dent in his show.”
“The terrible thing is, that sums up the way many of the so-called boycotts I've seen enacted in real life tend to play out.”
“But as a gay man who is often on the receiving end of so-called boycotts by the religious fanatics against any company who dares to advertise in a gay publication, it would be hypocritical of me to put down GM for using the religious fanatics to promote their products since they do advertise in gay publications as well.”
“France's interior minister called boycotts against Israeli products in France "a crime.”
“The Montgomery bus boycott is the reason people like the idea of boycotts, but you have to look at why it was effective.”
“They said stopping the boycotts is a top priority because they are worried about the approximately 200,000 hotel workers, restaurant employees and others who could lose their jobs if the industry can't find a way to lure new business here.”
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