The initial definition of “bully” was primarily related to fear of physical harm, simply the big guy threatening the smaller guy. More recently, the definition has been expanded to more often relate to mental attacks, based upon weight, physical appearance, or disability. It should also include attacks on a person’s ability to earn an income. Regardless, every definition relates to a fear of harm.
Boycotts create financial harm. Boycotts, based upon political beliefs, are a major form of bullying that are used today to stifle personal choice, freedom of speech, and create fear of financial ruin.
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