by Datechguy | January 23rd, 2013
Got no opinion sir, they’re bad for business
Inherit the Wind 1960
Saw the following tweet last night:
GEICO cancels insurance of a business that makes firearms parts? What’s up with that Buffett? fb.me/29mzZCVGk
— David Darnell (@DlorenDarnell) January 23, 2013
The story went to a facebook page but a quick Google search came up with this:
I’m typing this at 11:05 PM Eastern Time so it’s a tad late to be calling GEICO concerning this for comment, but assuming this is not a forgery or a photoshop this will likely have the effect on the company that the safe dropping on Wile E Coyote did in their commercial.
I’d go a step further, due to the nature of the internet it’s not going to matter if this image is a true image or if there is a logical valid business explanation for this. That fact that this is out there means that a lot of people involved in the gun argument are going to see it and react accordingly
The result? That can be explained in a single tweet:
— Peter Ingemi (@DaTechGuyblog) January 23, 2013
In our balkanized country we will see more and more of this. To those business about to take sides I’d refer them to this Scott Adams cartoon before they choose.