A Question for Rachel Maddow

Watching Rachel Maddow attack Rand Paul with a typical, predictable, closed-minded, and intentionally dense line of questioning:  “Should restaurant owners be allowed to discriminate against racial minorities? Yes or no, please,” I have a question of my own for her.

Rachel, should black restaurant owners be forced to serve white nationalists? Hmm? Say David Duke walked into a black restaurant and wanted to be served.  Does the black restaurant owner have a right to say, “Mmm… no thanks, we’d rather not serve you”?  Or does David Duke have a right to be served by the black restaurant owner? Yes or no, please.

It’s interesting — to be consistent, Maddow would practically have to say that Duke has a right to the black restaurant owner’s labor, which is dangerously close to advocating something akin to slavery. Yes or no, Maddow?

Let’s use another example: if Fred Phelps (that’s the God Hates Fags guy) walked into a gay bar and demanded to be served a drink, would Maddow support the right of the restaurant owner or bartender to refuse to serve him? Yes or no, please.

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