Which you can bet is exactly why the threw out the request. In the end it is a business and it is ALWAYS about money where business is concerned. It is the reason for which they exist, unless they are charitable in nature.
Why on earth would any business temp alienation of 97% of the population for a few thousand dollars, especially from a concern whose reliability in paying is in question?
They went with the extreme left in 2008 because the economy was still so healthy that they could get away with it. They also probably thought those BayRock, backroom promises were real. If the Tiffany Network is worried enough about the mood of the people to dump a lefty commercial, we can expect real ugly coming soon. Wasn’t it LBJ who said that when he lost “Crankcase”, he must have lost the Vietnam War.