Why Aren’t We Done With Professional Football?
Congratulations to [insert corporation-masquerading-as-a-team name here] for winning the Super Bowl™! Now that you’ve got some time off, perhaps you’ll want to spend some of it reflecting.
Okay, maybe reflection is not your strong suit. We’ll start you off with some topics: domestic violence, best practices in denying/deflecting/opposing (no, wait, you’ve got that down) misogyny, the corporatization of everything. No?
How about a good old fashioned soul-search on the theme of profiting from the physical labor of others while hiding the very real physical dangers posed by those labors? Or if that’s too cerebral for you, try Googling the minimum wage and then pondering whether your cheerleaders deserve to make at least minimum wage. They’re just women but…still.
We as a culture might want to think about some of these subjects associated with our favorite sport. Think about what…
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