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Boycott the Sponsors of The View?

A friend sent me this blog post about boycotting the sponsors of The View in order to get Rosie O’Donnell fired: Boycott of “The View’s” Sponsors

Here was my response to him:

Personally, I think Conservatism should be against boycotts and should be in favor of simply turning the channel. We are starting a very dangerous trend if this is to become the norm, where anyone can be put off the air if enough pressure is put on sponsors and such. I think the best way to tell ABC that people do not like Rosie is that they lose viewership. Apparently, The View has enough people watching, so they don’t take Rosie off the air. We cannot have the free market turn into mob rule. Things should succeed or fail on their own, not because some mob threatened the sponsors of a show.

Imagine if this was a show that you liked and you found out that a bunch of fascist liberals forced it off the air based on putting pressure on the sponsors and making it into a big media ordeal. Simply because they did not agree with what the person was saying.

Remember what the liberals tried to do with The Path to 9/11. Do we want to start a trend in which shows such as that can be stopped from airing based on a bunch of liberals using mob rule to pressure sponsors to not air a show? Recall that ABC specifically did not allow sponsors for that mini-series, because they did not deem it appropriate for the sensitive subject matter. But imagine if they had. Liberals would have pressured those sponsors, they would have withdrawn support and then The Path to 9/11 would have been pulled. Is this what we want the future to be? Remember that liberals control the media and liberals also are MUCH more organized than Conservatives. Mostly, because they have nothing better to do. But if you want more of an idea of the fascist goals of the American Left, read this: MEDIA MATTERS: AN AGENDA TO SHAPE AMERICA

I don’t like the path this country is taking if we are simply going to start forcing things off the air this way. As I said, people should succeed or fail on their own. And people succeed when they have listeners or viewers and they fail when people stop tuning into their shows. That is how it should be. This boycotting stuff is borderline fascism.

Boycott The View the right way: by not watching it.

April 15, 2007 , 5:25AM - Posted by | Censorship, Conservatism, Don Imus, Fascism, Liberalism, Media Bias, Rosie O'Donnell, The View


  1. Have you heard her questions?
    Maybe you know the rational answer?
    Please share it with us and we will all calm down and stop asking them..

    Comment by mariuszn3 | April 15, 2007 , 1:40PM

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