1. It's off-topic.
2. It's polarizing (when do those discussions ever stay civil or intelligent, let alone both?).
3. The two, paired together, lead to a lot of reported posts (seeing a radical political statement you disagree with it highly likely to get you to report the post, I'm sure).
It's impossible to talk about amiibo without talking about politics though, this much is obvious. Plus, more political dialogue is good, I feel we are THIS close (you should see how little space there is between my thumb and index fingers indicating how close) in getting everyone to agree and change their minds to the correct side of whatever was being debated.