I feel a little petty writing this post, because it features a snarky takedown of NFL fandom and to admit that I simply got a kick out of reading it. I’m only human. I think that it’s important that we take down the modern tower of Babel one brick at a time and NFL fandom is just such a brick.
I don’t keep up with much professional sports, but apparently there is some gay football player named Michael Sam, and there are some in the NFL who are not big fans of gay football players. So, Don Jones tweets a negative comment about Sam, and a journalist then supports the progressive morality of the Miami Dolphins for suspending and fining Jones. Vox Day then criticizes this journalist for taking part in the thought policing.
Now, this was even before Michael Sam’s big gay kiss after receiving the news that he was drafted.
For me, the best part of this entire scene is a comment on Vox’s blog, which would have made me shoot milk out of my nose had I been drinking any. It’s beautifully vicious and probably right. I’ll reproduce it here: