November 25, 2016

I truly believe that one day Mathew Blanchfield of Albuquerque, NM will be viewed as an American hero and patriot in the vein of Joseph Welch, who famously stood up to Joseph McCarthy. In the meanwhile, Blanchfield is suffering smears and threats from the right wing and condescending ridicule from Fox News host Tucker Carlson.

Blanchfield, owner of an internet marketing company called 1st in SEO, has declared on the company website that it will not serve Republicans or Donald Trump supporters:

America has elected Donald Trump, a racist, sexist, fascist, to be our next president. 1st In SEO will no longer do business with any person that is a registered Republican or supports Donald Trump. 1st In SEO will also not do business with business interests that support either the Republican Party or Donald Trump. 1st In SEO obviously has no actual means of determining our clients’ or prospective clients’ political standing. We will rely on the integrity of the men and women who are our clients currently to find another Search Engine Optimization provider if they are Republicans, voted for Donald Trump or support Donald Trump. If you are a Republican, voted for Donald Trump or support Donald Trump, in any manner, you are not welcome at 1st In SEO and we ask you to leave our firm.

1st In SEO will do everything in our power to ensure that we break ties with any person or business that supports Fascism. We will communicate our political stance clearly to all prospective new clients. We will also aggressively advertise the fact that 1st In SEO will not do business with Republicans or anyone who supports our country’s president elect.

Blanchfield goes on to say that his company will continue working with any Trump supporter until a new provider can be found and then work to ensure a smooth transition.

But Carlson, who thinks it’s “fascism” to force bakeries to prepare wedding cakes for same-sex marriages, offered no respect to Blanchfield. In fact, Carlson did his best to humiliate him. Blanchfield said he has received death threats and other harassment. Let's just say that the comments on his company's Facebook page do not suggest that Trump supporters are part of what makes America great.

But I think Blanchfield held his own quite nicely. What do you think?

Watch it above, from the November 23, 2016 Tucker Carlson Tonight.

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