Originally Posted by Phobia
I think you're right. It's unfortunate that the usefulness of SOC will be judged by how many black shirts are in the crowd.
It's going to be seen as a step back, but SOC already has succeeded spectacularly by getting media attention with the banner.
Scott Free is right, though, that there's a ceiling to this. If people -- general fans, and most especially, ownership -- don't respond overwhelmingly negatively to a 1- or 2-win season, then no amount of outside pressure, no matter how creatively applied, will push them over the tipping point.