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  1. Harry Boy

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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Protestors have been rallying outside Target Corp. or its stores almost daily since the retailer angered gay rights supporters and progressives by giving money to help a conservative Republican gubernatorial candidate in Minnesota. Liberal groups are pushing to make an example of the company, hoping its woes will deter other businesses from putting their corporate funds into elections.

    A national gay rights group is negotiating with Target officials, demanding that the firm balance the scale by making comparable donations to benefit candidates it favors. Meanwhile, the controversy is threatening to complicate Target's business plans in other urban markets. Several city officials in San Francisco, one of the cities where Target hopes to expand, have begun criticizing the company
    Liberal groups push to exploit Target backlash - Yahoo! Finance
     
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    #24 Jersey

    What's to argue about?

    What's new or different about people protesting or boycotting?
     
  3. Harry Boy

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    Exactly:
    Tea Party
     
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    ? Has anybody said the "tea party" can't protest?

    (what happened to protestors being traitors, as was claimed during the 8 years of Prince Bush? Funny how the right came around to embrace protest just as a dem came into office...)
     

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