Spangle: A Body Blow To the Idea of the “Evil Businessman”

Canceling an event like an NBA season or a Big Ten tournament has a billions-of-dollars impact on the bottom lines of 100s of businesses which means none of these organizations would make a decision in a knee-jerk manner thanks to mass hysteria. They probably thought it through.

They probably also considered the impact on their employees too. The “evil businessman” bit really doesn’t work as the NBA, the NCAA, and hundreds of other businesses are walking away from millions in revenue this month out of concern for their employees and the public good.

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Chris Spangle is the publisher and editor of We Are Libertarians, a news site and podcast that covers national and Indiana politics from the libertarian perspective. Spangle previously worked in marketing for the Englehart Group on behalf of the Advocates for Self-Government. He also served as the Executive Director of the Libertarian Party of Indiana and producer of the Abdul in the Morning Show. He now works as the web director of a nationally syndicated morning show.

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