After the news broke that Pakistan's Supreme Court had ousted Prime Minister Gilani, the U.S. news media went into overdrive. Fears abounded of worst-case scenarios. In fact, there's little reason to assume any of these scenarios will come to pass.
Boycotts focus on arresting the most valuable yet vulnerable freedoms: freedom of thought. Like a cluster bomb, boycotts are not particularly surgical in its strike, instead reeking extensive collateral damage.