By: Thomas Wigand
For months now we’ve endured the spectacle of NFL players taking a knee (or hiding in the locker room) during the national anthem. Receiving blowback, some tried to claim that they weren’t intending to insult our country, but to raise consciousness about the plight of Blacks in the United States of America. BULLONEY.
It’s called the national anthem for a reason – it is symbolic of, and is representative of, the totality of our country and, by that very nature and the ceremonial reverence attendant to it, is intended to honor our country. The players’ actions were intended to, did, and continue to dishonor our country (most egregiously at the hands of those who did so on foreign soil). In particular, they’re (proverbially) not just kneeling on, but pissing on the graves of those who have fallen in defending our great nation (more on this later).
They’ve thought that they were making a statement promoting “social justice” (or whatever). The reality is that those players are unwitting pawns that have paraded onto the field of Progressive Stadium, merely another team playing in the League of Useful Idiots – we’ll refer to their “team” as the Knee-Takers. They now play alongside more-established teams like the Antifa’s; the BLM’s (Black Lives Matter); the Pusseful Idiots (Women’s Marchers adorned in their “pussyhat” helmets); the Social Justice Warriors and the Occupiers. Those teams compete for the virtue-signaling Social Justice Bowl, hoping to win the Social Justice Trophy and each get Social Justice rings. They know, they just know, that “social justice” is the ultimate goal that will bring near utopia to “our global community.” And while that may be their heartfelt goal, it is not the ultimate goal. But they play on in their self-satisfied obliviousness.
Meanwhile, some of the coaches – and all of those who actually control the League of Useful Idiots, watching from skyboxes above – are content in the knowledge that, unbeknownst to the players, the action on the field is actually a sideshow, albeit one that is helping the controllers to garner a much bigger prize. Space here does not permit an explanation of how useful idiots who believe that they are fighting exploitation are actually being exploited themselves, but this writer has discussed that in more detail here and, more applicably to the NFL players, here.
In this drama of NFL anti-Americanism, there are three primary factions: the players (and their union); the NFL / owners; and the fans. We will deal with them in that order.