Ross Douthat, a columnist with the New York Times suggested Amazon was 'conducting an experiment in what they can get away with.'
Well, they are, yes. Because they - and all other large corporations - can get away with a hell of a lot, after all, so long as they are with the cancel culture mob, and not against them...
The author responded with fury to Amazon's explanation of the ban, saying the company had relied upon mischaracterizations from his critics.
'Amazon appears to have never read my book, but relied on hit pieces. As I pointed out before: “Please quote the passage where I ‘call them mentally ill.’ You can’t quote that passage because it doesn’t exist,"' tweeted Anderson.
'Gender dysphoria is listed in the APA’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, which Amazon sells. So the real deciding factor seems to be whether you endorse hormones and surgery as the proper treatment or counseling,' wrote the author.
We long ago left logic behind, sadly.