NFL Paid When Players Stand for Anthem. #fakepatriotism

NFL Paid When Players Stand for Anthem. #fakepatriotism

Prior to 2009, NFL players did not stand for the national anthem. The department of defense launched a marketing campaign in 2009 by which they paid the NFL players to stand for the national anthem so they’d appear more patriotitic. The rationale being, they’d be able to recruit more men and women for military service. Listen to Stephen A Smith break it all the way down on his show.

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