NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell just double downed on the wrong message when it comes to veterans. And you wonder why the NFL is failing? Come on man!
When the NFL announced it would not accept an advertisement from the veterans group AMVETS for the Super Bowl there was an uproar. But the biggest outrage came because of the reason. …The NFL has already done enough to honor veterans this year.
The AMVETS had previously submitted the ad with the words “Please Stand,” but the NFL rejected it, citing a policy that prevents the league from using the program for political material.
What a farce!
It’s amazing how asking people to stand during the national anthem is now considered “political.”
Give me a frickin’ break!
Additionally, Brian McCarthy, the NFL’s vice president of communications, told the Daily Caller last week,
“The Super Bowl game program is designed for fans to commemorate and celebrate