Likely more the way you came across.
He and I share differing political views as far as I can tell, as we both have expressed them, but he and I remain dearest friends.
TBH, although politics can affect our stock, this is not the place I want to hear it either.
My guess the block had a lot more to do with that, than your personal political views.
In my view, Capt Trips is a most excellent human, and I cherish his friendship dearly.