'Please. I beg you.'
roots for the BMG boycott
to work. …
I definitely do
have a dog in this fight. Howie helps pay my bills. So take what I’m about to say with a grain of salt. First, reread the original
call to boycott by the fearless anonymous Ernie Boch III. Pay special attention to the last three paragraphs. What’s up with the flimsy excuse to bring Howie’s kids into the argument? What’s up with the shower joke? A protest about nastiness that springs from nastiness.Update
-- Bob at BMG responds. Update II
-- The fearless anonymous Ernie responds
– and suggests Howie might be “afraid.’’ … The fearlessness of anonymous posters is awesome to behold, isn’t it? … One commenter suggests Ernie might be making it too “personal.” Do you think so? Dragging kids into the argument? Making shower jokes? The hissing sound you hear is the air going out of a boycott.