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I’ll get WOKE again, right after the Superbowl

I’ll get WOKE again, right after the Superbowl
I rarely sit down to write posts that are going to draw criticism from my friends but I find myself perplexed on this morning.As I’ve scrolled through my FB feed, I am wondering about all the people who stepped out to boycott the NFL this year.I’m not thinking about those folks who could never stand football or sports (plenty of my friends are in that camp).And, I’m not particularly troubled to understand those who were clear from the get go that nothing – no CTE findings from autopsies and no ‘take the knee’ movement led by Colin Kaepernick – nothing was going to stop them from watching one second of football.Those folks, I get.
The people that I am having trouble understanding this morning are the ones who’ve enjoyed watching NFL games and even had a favorite team and were so moved as to declare, “I’m out this season.” I’m focused today on those football fans who decided to sacrifice their love of the game to join in making a statement …