What does it say about the current state of America when racial politics have so overwhelmed professional sports that millions upon millions of American sports fans no longer tune in to watch what was once their favorite pastime?
“Brett Favre has an idea why sports leagues are experiencing historically low TV ratings — politics,” according to the Blaze.
“President Donald Trump participated in a presidential election town hall event for Sinclair Broadcasting this week. During Wednesday’s Q&A event that was hosted by political commentator Eric Bolling, Trump was greeted by his friend and golfing buddy Brett Favre.
“The former Green Bay Packers star quarterback said it would be for the best to keep politics out of professional sports.
“‘The NBA and the NFL are struggling with lower ratings, as fans clearly do not want political messaging mixed with their sports,’ Favre said during the town hall, then asked, ‘So how should the leagues support and promote an anti-racism position without becoming political and alienating fans?’
“Trump agreed with the Hall of Fame NFL QB.
“‘People don’t want to see all of the politics,’ Trump replied. ‘They’ve got enough politics, with me and with everybody else. And they don’t want to see it with football or sports, on Sunday or whenever they happen to be watching.'”
Do you agree with President Trump and Bret Favre? Should politics remain separate from sports on game day?
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