There has been no change in the current policy regarding the anthem. The agenda will be a continuation of how to make progress on the important social issues that players have vocalized. Everyone who is part of our NFL community has a tremendous respect for our country, our flag, our anthem and our military, and we are coming together to deal with these issues in a civil and constructive way (NFL).
Over a quarter million people have joined a Facebook group vowing to boycott the NFL this weekend — which included Veteran’s Day — over the ongoing national anthem protests among the players. A Facebook page, Boycott the NFL, has more than 250,000 follows from people who have vowed to boycott the NFL. Those who support the page have promised to protest the NFL today.
“We will be not be watching or listening to NFL games on November 12th in solidarity with veterans around the country, as football players have continued to disrespect the national anthem, the American flag, and everything our nation stands for,” the page says, according to Fox News.
Absolutely tone deaf. Is the NFL an entertainment company and concentrating on putting out a good sports product? Or have they decided to go full Social Justice Warrior “lecture we deplorables” mode instead? It is clear that trying to do both keeps ticking off the eyeballs of watchers. Perhaps the inmates are running the show…