Jim Goad writes:
Anthony Cumia’s critics—yea, they are legion, and they all seem to be fat white bearded males who wear glasses, voted for Obama, and collect Star Wars memorabilia—are quick to note that this isn’t a “free speech” or a First Amendment issue. Rather, it’s that ultra-rare occasion where the “free market” does something they like—namely, it strips ideological heretics of the ability to put food on the table. I’d be willing to accept their “free market” argument if they were open to the idea of a true free market—say, one in which employers were free not to hire loudmouthed urban black women for fear that they might call you a “white motherfucker” and repeatedly punch you if you don’t ask them for permission before taking their picture. If we can all agree to that, then let freedom ring!
PS: It is now 6:23 a.m. Monday. I predict that Anthony will unveil his new independent podcast by noon Wednesday. I’m frankly surprised I haven’t heard of one debuting today, but it’s early-ish yet.)