Sports + Politics

Political discussion here. Any reasonable opinion is welcome, but due to the sensitive nature of the topic area, please be nice and respectful to others. No flaming or trolling, please. And please keep political commentary out of the other board areas and confine it to this area. Thanks!
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Re: Sports + Politics

Post by Indy » Mon Mar 06, 2017 11:40 am

ShelC wrote:Shaun King is the worst.
I think that is over the top. I disagree with him regularly, but in this instance, I agree with this article.

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Re: Sports + Politics

Post by ShelC » Mon Mar 06, 2017 12:43 pm

The. Worst.

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Re: Sports + Politics

Post by Marty [Mori Chu] » Mon Mar 06, 2017 12:45 pm

What do you dislike about Shaun King, Shel? I think he sometimes gets too inflammatory and tends to see everything through a racial / racism lens. But I sometimes do agree with him and think he's a good activist and advocate for minority rights.

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Re: Sports + Politics

Post by carey » Mon Mar 06, 2017 7:23 pm

Marty [Mori Chu] wrote:What do you dislike about Shaun King, Shel? I think he sometimes gets too inflammatory and tends to see everything through a racial / racism lens. But I sometimes do agree with him and think he's a good activist and advocate for minority rights.
He's not the worst, but he is the left version of the guy who jumps to conclusions with little evidence at times if it fits his narrative. We all do this to an extent but King has a platform and should be more careful than those of us that do not.
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Re: Sports + Politics

Post by ShelC » Tue Mar 07, 2017 4:04 am

I think he sometimes gets too inflammatory and tends to see everything through a racial / racism lens.
That pretty much sums it up. Even other journalists have come out against him and called him out on being outrageous and exploitative. But that's what the Daily News hired him for, I guess.

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Re: Sports + Politics

Post by Marty [Mori Chu] » Wed May 23, 2018 9:59 am

NFL owners unanimously pass new policy that all players must stand during National Anthem:

http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/2358 ... hem-policy

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Re: Sports + Politics

Post by Indy » Wed May 23, 2018 10:39 am

Similar to the NBA.

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Re: Sports + Politics

Post by Marty [Mori Chu] » Fri Jun 08, 2018 1:59 am

Shaun King argues that the NFL's players should strike. I agree. They have more power than they know.

https://medium.com/@ShaunKing/its-time- ... 816b3a3e37

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Re: Sports + Politics

Post by Nodack » Sat Jun 09, 2018 2:51 pm

Some of them are definitely going to revolt against Trump. I don’t know about strike but I think they will kneel together in a sign of unity. Suspend half a team? Good luck with that.

The players were protesting the police. Trump will never acknowledge that and always claim they are anti Americans dissing the military.

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Re: Sports + Politics

Post by Flagrant Fowl » Sun Jun 10, 2018 3:44 am

Trump is anti-American and disrespects the military regularly, so I'm sure he'll go full blown jackass on the NFL players.
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Re: Sports + Politics

Post by Nodack » Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:50 am

He can’t even get along with Canada. He’s calling their leader a pathetic weak liar now. I have never seen a guy who disrespects so many people.

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Re: Sports + Politics

Post by Nodack » Thu Jul 05, 2018 3:02 am

Trumpsucks.com sends you to?...


Lol

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