Well done, Libertas. Let me add another piece of perspective: the …

Comment on How the NFL Mass Hysteria Bubble Insidiously Benefits the Plutocratic Class by Consolation_of_Philosophy.

Well done, Libertas.

Let me add another piece of perspective: the NFL is not a sports organization. The NFL is a media institution. It has the same interests, profit streams, relationships, and social positioning as any other media organization, in service to the same cultural “elites.” More so, in fact, as it dominates the ratings on Sunday, Monday and Thursdays during the season. It will behave exactly as any other media institution.

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