Originally Posted by listopencil
I don't watch the Academy Awards or the Grammys. I ignore Bob Costas when he blathers on during half time. If the entertainment becomes too political, people will stop consuming it. It's just that simple. That's how you define "too political" in entertainment. You and I, and the guy down the street, may have different opinions about what is and is not too political. And that's fine. But it becomes too political when it dies off because not enough people are entertained enough to keep it viable.
That wasn't my argument. You can bring it up as another point but it's really a strawman to my point. So I don't understand why you keep pursuing it.
However, vsee my last post before this. I was typing it while you were responding. The NFL is connected to govt power, being a corporatist game--not a free market one.
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