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SouthernDem4ever

(6,142 posts)
Mon Jan 30, 2023, 02:48 PM Jan 2023

Another conservative faces public shunning. Liberals grow bolder with their intolerance.

from USAToday

https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/columnist/2023/01/29/fox-news-gianno-caldwell-kicked-out-miami-restaurant/11121879002/

Ingrid Jacques
USA TODAY

Last weekend, Fox News analyst Gianno Caldwell was trying to enjoy breakfast with friends in Miami when he made the unforgivable error of discussing his political beliefs. 

That caught the attention of one of the cafe’s owners, who informed the conservative commentator that his politics weren’t palatable in the restaurant and told the group that “the language they were using was unwelcome in our space.” 

Caldwell, who is Black, took to social media to vent about the incident, and he talked about it on “Fox & Friends Weekend” the next day. Fox News analyst Gianno Caldwell says he was asked to leave a restaurant in Miami because of his conservative political views.

“No matter your politics you should not be discriminated against,” he said on Twitter. “I was discriminated against for being a conservative and told to leave a restaurant in North Miami because my politics didn’t ‘align’ with the owner. This is NOT okay.”

On the Fox News segment, Caldwell said the incident was a “grave injustice” and reminiscent of the Jim Crow South. 


First of all, I don't know if I should believe this or not since Fux Nooze lies thru their noses. But assuming it did happen, I think comparing it to Jim Crow was a bit of a stretch.


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The_Casual_Observer

(27,742 posts)
2. He gets told in a restaurant to cool it in front of maybe 10 people
Mon Jan 30, 2023, 02:57 PM
Jan 2023

And then goes on to his nightly platform of millions of nitwits and claims victimhood and censorship.


 

Effete Snob

(8,387 posts)
3. I have eaten in many restaurants
Mon Jan 30, 2023, 03:00 PM
Jan 2023

I have rarely had occasion to know the political beliefs of those at other tables unless they are making an attempt to make their beliefs known in which case, regardless of what those beliefs may be, they are being a loud asshole at a restaurant.

Walleye

(30,209 posts)
6. Oh, I get it Black right-wingers get to be double butt-hurt
Mon Jan 30, 2023, 03:10 PM
Jan 2023

It seems the republican party platform is all about grievances and imaginary persecution

RockRaven

(14,623 posts)
8. "Loud asshole" isn't a protected class, so that kind of discrimination is definitely okay.
Mon Jan 30, 2023, 04:24 PM
Jan 2023

Whatever happened to the tough guy "fuck your feelings" conservatives? All of a sudden, they're transformed into a bunch of snowflakes like the clock has struck midnight or somethng.

Evolve Dammit

(16,438 posts)
10. Fuck off Caldwell. If you're going to have a meal out, respect the other diners by keeping your
Mon Jan 30, 2023, 04:57 PM
Jan 2023

divisive "thoughts" to yourself. It's what we call being "polite." Obviously, Faux News dickwads know nothing of that kind of behavior.

pfitz59

(10,039 posts)
13. 'Black' conservatives are quick to pull the 'race card'
Tue Jan 31, 2023, 03:53 PM
Jan 2023

when folks are disgusted by their verbiage. Calling for protections under the very laws they decry with their politics. "I want MY civil rights, while denying YOURS!'

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