Quote of the Day – Andrew Sullivan Edition

When people’s lives and careers are subject to litmus tests, and fired if they do not publicly renounce what may well be their sincere conviction, we have crossed a line. This is McCarthyism applied by civil actors. This is the definition of intolerance. If a socially conservative private entity fired someone because they discovered he had donated against Prop 8, how would you feel? It’s staggering to me that a minority long persecuted for holding unpopular views can now turn around and persecute others for the exact same reason. If we cannot live and work alongside people with whom we deeply disagree, we are finished as a liberal society

On the forced resignation of the CEO of Mozilla.

 

This is a response to the emails he has received for daring to question why the forced resignation was a good thing.  RTR here, the “tolerance” of the left is on full display.