If You Can Get Fired Over Your Politics, What Good Is the First Amendment?

    Now that the controversy over Mozilla's firing of CEO Brendan Eich over his anti-gay politics has subsided (and before something similar happens again, which it surely will), it's time for a brief tutorial on McCarthyism.

    Because, if those who forget history are doomed to repeat it, Americans -- who don't notice history even as it's happening -- are condemned to the endless purgatory of idiocracy.

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