Why conservative boycotts don’t work

July 10, 2020

In private conversations, and sometimes public forums, conservatives will lament the effectiveness of Leftist boycotts and muse as to why conservative action against woke corporations is not as effective. Generally, the answer comes back to the fact that the Left is loud and angry at a moment’s notice, and conservatives are more reluctant to wear their politics on their sleeves.

Today I came across a graphic from Morning Consult that captures this phenomenon better than anything else I’ve ever seen. It shows the difference in how fans perceive the role of sports to speak up on social and political issues. To say perceptions by sports vary widely is an understatement. Check it out:

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