Editorial Writers Condemn Hot Headed Brainless Mayors for absurd hate campaign against a small businessman who respects churches and closes on Sundays.
The Los Angeles Times condemned the decision, calling it far more troubling than Chick-fil-A's support of traditional marriage.
"Public officials have a responsibility to carry out their ministerial tasks fairly and evenhandedly- and to uphold the principle of free speech - whether or not they like a business executive's social or political stances," the Times opined.
The Boston Globe wondered "which part of the First Amendment does Menino not understand? A business owner's political or religious beliefs should not be a test for the worthiness of his or her application for a business license.
Conservative columnist Michelle Malkin said "Boston's Founding Fathers must be steaming in their graves."