I’m sorry that’s a bullshit answer.
I really don’t give a shit if you agree with me or not. The inarguable fact is my favorite family day along with my (in my opinion) very excellent cooking is now screwed up because my in-laws, being from the Middle East, enjoy arguing more than ANYTHING else in the world, including football. I had to toss three of them outside yesterday because they were messing with the enjoyment I was having watching a rookie QB in his second career start throw for 300, which the Texans haven’t had a QB do since 2015. (Although to be fair, I have to thank the Patriots for having the worst defense in the league, by a long shot.)
Nothing in that statement questions the RIGHT anyone has to protest whateverthehell they want, which I of course acknowledge. However, I also have the unimpeachable right to be pissed off about the entire situation, which as I said, I blame on the extremes on both sides inflaming the other.
I can’t get angry at the player.
Sure you can. The anthem has nothing to do with whatever injustice they perceive is occurring. You can believe it’s an inappropriate venue; you can believe it’s an inappropriate gesture; you can believe that people who make $X,000,000 a year have no business complaining about anything; you can believe that sports is what we use to get AWAY from politics, you can believe that as employees, they need to focus on doing their jobs and nothing else while they’re at work, like the rest of us do.
Lots of reasons to get angry at them. You’ve just chosen to ignore them.
I’m angry at all the other assholes who made it more than what it was.
Yea, that’s what you said before. I thought hell had frozen over and you and I had finally agreed on at least one thing. Evidently not.