This is yet again another example of how liberals do not like free speech when you say something they don't agree with.
Liberal groups push to exploit Target backlash
Target has every right to give money to whomever it wishes. But because it gave money to a pro-business republican who also happens to believe in the sanctity of marriage, liberals are protesting Target and calling it anti-gay.
Everyone has the right to protest something just as everyone in America has the right to support the political candidate of their choice. What is ridiculous on the part of the liberals is hitting Target which promotes affordable style and probably indirectly aids more gays than not.
Who designs their clothes, furniture, art, etc.? Who does the store buyer purchase clothing from? But because this corporation wants a politician who is pro-business, it has to suffer for that same politician's social beliefs. And yet, liberals are the first to vote for politicians based solely on their personal beliefs rather than their real world policies.
These liberal groups are bullying Target to change in ways that would get conservative groups pillared. Just imagine how liberals would react if conservatives bullied San Francisco businesses for donating money to pro-gay, anti-business politicians in the same why they are doing Target. Forcing someone to act against their own business interests is as bad as forcing someone to act against their own personal beliefs. Would you like being forced to give money to both republicans and democrats? Churches and atheist groups?
Finally, just because Target gave to a pro-business politician doesn't make its policies anti-gay. Most pro-gay groups have never protested Target before because they are very socially responsible. The first section of their online employment page is on "Diversity". But Target can't be a successful, diversity-promoting company if its driven to bankruptcy by idiot politicians.
I suppose this makes Target another example of liberals not even thinking the matter through but engaging in another knee-jerk reaction. Like Unions refusing to give at the negotiating table and ending up costing their members jobs rather than a pay reduction.
Well, as a general rule I shop where the prices and products are what I desire. I'll see you at Target.