We defend free speech and free expression and we’re called names and it’s suggested/hinted/implied that we are filled with hate. Not sure how that works.
A couple of comics were coerced into apologizing for remarks made onstage. We are of the opinion that such a trend is bad for standup. We made what we believe are pretty good arguments supporting that opinion and we express a fear that such incidents might have a deleterious effect on standup in ways that we can’t really quantify or qualify. But we believe they’re real and possible.