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Patrick talks about Patriotism "signaling." I compare it to an episode Adam Ruins Everything about the TSA and a concept called "Security Theater."
Brian, our producer, did a ton of research for this show. Here are all the relevant links.
Marcus Thompson on his sister supporting veterans and how people ignore this instead of standing for the anthem.
Some odd hypocrisy came out from:
- Tony Stewart, who killed a guy
- Ben Roethlisberger, the accused rapist.
- The San Francisco police, who have had issues with racial biasing.
Excellent tweet on the hypocrisy of Trump's message versus Kaepernick's statement.
Some positive feedback, #VeteransForKaepernick was trending
Jersey Sales and Economics
Slight tangent - economist Rodney Fort notes that jersey sales are divvied up evenly among teams. This means the popularity of individual players matters even less than we usually believe.
Teams with Range
We discuss a few teams that have a huge range this upcoming season. Tune in for our thoughts on:
- The Chicago Bulls
- The Philadelphia 76ers
- The Denver Nuggets
- The San Antonio Spurs