Gay marriage partisans should speak out but avoid witch hunts

    Is it fair to pressure companies into firing top officials because you don't agree with their political views? Since when, I am asking, is fairness a defining business value?

    I raise this question because so many notable conservatives, ranging in intelligence from the thoughtful to the semi-deranged, have been complaining of "McCarthyism" (Andrew Sullivan) and "liberal fascist bullies" (Rush Limbaugh) over the forced resignation of Mozilla's CEO Brendan Eich.

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