The story claims “The decline has become a mystery, for the media and surely for the NFL.” It took twelve paragraphs, loaded with theories, before they came to this one: “Some are suggesting that the anthem protests are causing fans to boycott the NFL, but it’s hard to see a connection between the objections to the behavior of a small group of players and the decision of significant numbers of fans to deprive themselves of something they enjoy. The NFL has made its position on the anthem clear, and the vast majority of players continue to stand at attention.” Dear media and NFL, if you allow one of your dogs to bite my children, I don’t care that the other dogs don’t. The media and the NFL can’t imagine that people love their country enough to care. And that’s what’s particularly shocking. They are so far from the average citizen that they search for clues for the drop in ratings when the answer is painfully obvious to the rest of us. We already knew the media despises America, so patriotism is unfathomable. It is sad to see those running the NFL do as well.
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