(Note that this is sometimes an issue even here on the GOG forums, even with the recent "no politics" rule being instituted.)
Wwwwwait, when did that happen?
I fully understand why it happened of course, their up to now only solution to the culture wars was twosidesing the fuck out of every entirely one sided case, and I guess they thought if no political discussion happens any more, it doesn't look so awful any more.
But it's not the case. Because of course all games are art, all art is political, and discussion of the medium is a discussion of politics in many worthwhile cases. Also - gamers tend to criticise game developers for political reasons all the time. The left as well as the right with the slight difference that the left criticise for what devs have actually done and the right for what they've drawn out of their own asses. And explaining why a ridiculous claim is made for badly hidden political reasons requires the ability to discuss politics.
This new rule avoids the conflict amongst members to the benefit of developer bashing and conspiracy mongering.
Anyway... I was off for other forums anyway. This just helps.