Its for premium members only to post there. As this is primarily a firearms forum our admin has a section for politics and controvesial topics, but such talk is strictly forbidden outside that section.
Reason being is in the past it got way out of control and lots of folks getting really upset. It pretty much stopped the trolling with people joining just to cause political trouble. So the political outlet is there for folks who reallllly want to do so. Weeds out the nonsense