Caving to leftist thugs is the right thing to do? Since when?

Fast-food chain Chipotle was all set to sponsor a Boy Scout fundraising event in Utah. But for the bullies at ThinkProgress, that just didn’t suit:

A ThinkProgress review of the company’s charitable giving policies found that Chipotle’s guidelines explicitly states that the company “will not support organizations that discriminate against a person or a group on the basis of age, political affiliation, race, national origin, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.”

How dare Chipotle support the Boy Scouts of America? Who do they think they are? Surely, they must be stopped. And evidently, the powers that be at Chipotle agree. Chipotle tweeter “Rusty” has spent the past several hours assuring anyone and everyone that the chain has pulled sponsorship. Because “it’s the right thing to do.” Uh-huh.

Of course, shameless thuggery had nothing to do with it.

Many Twitterers are sick and tired of progressive outfits targeting businesses who don’t fall in lock-step with their views.

And as for the businesses that cave to bullies, they’re fed up:

Some are vowing to take their business elsewhere:

The effectiveness of boycotts is certainly up for debate:

But one thing is for sure:

No. They didn’t.



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