The Cedar Lounge Revolution

Web Summit founder Paddy Cosgrave has rescinded an invitation to far right politician Marine Le Pen to this year’s conference.In a series of tweets, Mr Cosgrave said that “based on advice we have received on the large reaction online overnight, her presence is disrespectful in particular to our host country.”

You don’t say.

Though Mark Paul in the IT attempts to make a sort of apologia…

That arc of predictability probably says more about modern society than it does about Cosgrave. This sort of clobbering happens every other day now – to people, to businesses, to anybody who is careless in these matters. This was just Cosgrave’s turn, because he was the one who messed up.
But the episode also says much about the mortal dangers facing businesses that blithely wade into debates over social and political principles, especially ones that touch on nationalism and xenophobia, identity, freedoms and authoritarianism…

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