Don’t you know that it’s different for hippies:
Andrew Sullivan heartily heh-indeeds Kevin Drum’s pearl-clutching over the Limbaugh boycotts. Recently, Sullivan wrote of the Limbaugh boycotts:
The right way to counter his speech, in my view, is with speech, not threats to his livelihood.Sullivan in 2003 on the dirty anti-war crowd (h/t Bob2):
There’s been a huge amount of phony posturing by some people – Tim Robbins, Susan Sarandon, the Dixie Chicks, et al. – about how their free speech has been trampled by robust criticism and even boycotts. That’s hooey. The government hasn’t touched them; and, of course, shouldn’t. But it’s perfectly legit for other citizens to speak out, boycott, blog, and so on.