"Boycotts are the opposite: They are designed to be punitive. To hurt someone financially. The message it sends is, 'I dislike what you have to say and therefore am going to strike back at you in order to punish you for saying it.'"
Oh geez, that is so completely backwards I can't even-- He's coming from some position where buying it is the default, which is the most ridiculous assumption ever, like the money in our pockets is already theirs, we're just deciding not to give it to them. Every time I read something about him I like him even less.