I think Maher may go a bit far in exonerating all speech, but he also does have a point.
A look at some really bad arguments as to why gay marriage opponents are really nice people.
LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling doesn’t like black people attending his games, and America is rightly outraged.
“While Bundy supports slavery, he has given no indication of any intent to enslave Mozilla’s Negroes.”
They say most Americans agreed with Eich in 2008. And that same majority supports gay marriage today. Does Eich?
Upset about their Mozilla loss, GOPers are now (falsely) claiming that the left ignores women in the Arab world.
Prop 8 was an exceptionally vicious move, and lie-ladened campaign, intended to repeal 18,000 gay marriages.
Ben Shapiro believes, however, that employers “do” have the right to fire gay people – just not anti-gay people.
I think Eich and Mozilla got what they deserved, but I do sometimes worry about empowering the (our) crazies.
Brendan Eich had donated $1,000 to California’s anti-gay Proposition 8 and to Pat Buchanan, among others.