Former CEO of Mozilla Brenden Eich became the next man to burn as a result of his conservative views, and the LGBT communities could not be happier. In 2008, Eich donated $1,000 to support Proposition 8, the California law that would prohibit same-sex marriage in the state. In 2014, Eich was fired for it.

This is not about same-sex marriage or Proposition 8. This is not even about his politics. It is about a brainwashed atmosphere in media that believes having a different opinion is not just unpopular, it’s criminal. That certainly how they treated Eich. Not only was he the CEO of Mozilla, but he co-founded the company (a company that, by the way, designs and builds excellent software for free).

It seems media only tolerates public figures that are either ultra-liberal or silently apolitical. Anyone that discusses their political opinions that lean even slightly to the right gets lambasted. Consider the fates of Mel Gibson or Jim Caviezel. The only Republicans Hollywood will allow are passive ones. Now the progress of portable technology is making the Silicon Valley into the next Hollywood.

For a group that touts Freedom of Speech at any cost, even at the cost of national security, the liberals use of dirty means like a threatened boycott is about as undemocratic as you can get. It’s double-speak in the best Orwellian sense: think whatever you want, as long as it’s what liberals think. It’s not a matter of what’s right and wrong. It’s about having the freedom to have a public opinion.

What kind of political dialog can there be when anyone with a differing opinion in this way? What would the Founding Fathers think? That last piece of rhetoric spices speeches on both sides of the fence, but it’s only rhetoric. We will never know. It was a different world in 1776.

But we can be sure they wouldn’t want a political atmosphere so intolerant of political dynamics that public figures can only argue over inches or become pariahs. In fact, I think they have names for such countries.
They call them dictatorships.

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