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uptownsage
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SJW melting over Tom Bradys' relationship with Trump
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Except we’re not talking about any pedestrian friendship—this is a divisive incoming president who continues to strategically use his relationship with the Patriots, and Brady in particular, as an asset.


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So when Brady openly promotes his support of the man who just inspired over three million viscerally angry people around the world to protest his presidency, that matters.


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Beyond being his own brand, Brady is the face of a league that has been archaic in its approach to enacting policies respectful to women. The notion that Brady might accept some of Trump’s gender-damning actions (including that thing that started a feline-inspired hat industry) is disheartening.


I really don't understand when SI.com became a political hack website. Attacking someone because of their political views because he is one of the biggest, or the biggest star in the NFL. Maybe they should stick to writing about sports, and leave personal political views of athletes out of it.


auzach91
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Member since Jan 2009
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re: SJW melting over Tom Bradys' relationship with Trump
Does this mean they are rooting for the Falcons?



God dammit


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Fun Bunch
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Member since May 2008
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re: SJW melting over Tom Bradys' relationship with Trump
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who just inspired over three million viscerally angry people around the world to protest his presidency, that matters.


who fricking cares. Such self importance


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RGJ18
LSU Fan
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Member since Feb 2010
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Yeah frick TB for supporting the president.


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etm512
LSU Fan
Mandeville, LA
Member since Aug 2005
16419 posts

re: SJW melting over Tom Bradys' relationship with Trump
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this is a divisive incoming president who continues to strategically use his relationship with the Patriots, and Brady in particular, as an asset.


Yes because no other divisive president has ever used relationships with athletes or famous people to gain favor

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So when Brady openly promotes his support of the man who just inspired over three million viscerally angry people around the world to protest his presidency, that matters


No it really doesn't. Are those that support Trump just supposed to say nothing? Are you going to write a hit piece on those athletes that openly oppose him?

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The notion that Brady might accept some of Trump’s gender-damning actions (including that thing that started a feline-inspired hat industry) is disheartening.


WTF kind of bull shite hack crap is this? Nothing like prjecting beliefs on someone. What a POS article



Fus0623
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re: SJW melting over Tom Bradys' relationship with Trump
Brady said he's friends with Trump, he clarified Monday that he doesn't necessarily agree with what he's sad or done


Mac
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So when Brady knowingly likes things, and people, we pay attention. Typically Brady’s preferences are either wildly loved or mocked. The “Make America Great Again” hat seen hanging in his locker in September 2015 certainly falls among the latter.


Another example of This is Why You Got Trump. Just so dismissive.



ETA: Just finished reading... that is an "article" that belongs on deadspin/gawker. Not Sports Illustrated. I'm sure Peter King's head was nodding as he read it though.
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Jcorye1
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re: SJW melting over Tom Bradys' relationship with Trump
I'm waiting for the angry hit piece about Lebron's politics from SI.


bwallcubfan
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Louisiana
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re: SJW melting over Tom Bradys' relationship with Trump
How does Bill Simmons feel about all of this? This has to be tough for him.


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BCMCubs
Chicago Cubs Fan
Durango, Colorado
Member since Nov 2011
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re: SJW melting over Tom Bradys' relationship with Trump
You'll be waiting a long time. No writer wants to be labeled as racist for questioning James' political leanings


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bbap
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re: SJW melting over Tom Bradys' relationship with Trump
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this is a divisive incoming president who continues to strategically use his relationship with the Patriots, and Brady in particular, as an asset.


Yes because no other divisive president has ever used relationships with athletes or famous people to gain favor

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So when Brady openly promotes his support of the man who just inspired over three million viscerally angry people around the world to protest his presidency, that matters


No it really doesn't. Are those that support Trump just supposed to say nothing? Are you going to write a hit piece on those athletes that openly oppose him?

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The notion that Brady might accept some of Trump’s gender-damning actions (including that thing that started a feline-inspired hat industry) is disheartening.


WTF kind of bull shite hack crap is this? Nothing like prjecting beliefs on someone. What a POS article


Well said. Good lord people are some whiny arse bitches these days.
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craigbiggio
USA Fan
Member since Dec 2009
21895 posts

re: SJW melting over Tom Bradys' relationship with Trump
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I'm waiting for the angry hit piece about Lebron's politics from SI.



Well Lebron never hid his politics, but he also didn't have to hide them. He was lauded for openly campaigning for Hillary, meanwhile other athletes like Brady and Roethlisberger were skewered at the slightest indication that they supported Trump.


gatorhata9
Atlanta Falcons Fan
Dallas, TX
Member since Dec 2010
24619 posts

re: SJW melting over Tom Bradys' relationship with Trump
You won't find me in many threads supporting Trump. But where the frick does this woman get off writing a bland think-piece on who she deems as a quality friend? Jesus tapdancing Christ.

You don't approve of a relationship? That's fine. That's also none of your fricking business. Obama was one of the most divisive presidents in modern memory. I don't remember any op-eds about slamming his celeb friends because he wasn't universally liked.



bbap
Pacific Fan
Baton Rouge, LA
Member since Feb 2006
90017 posts

re: SJW melting over Tom Bradys' relationship with Trump
No kidding. I'm not 100% trump for life but the more people continue with the fricking whining about him being president the more i lean towards giving him support. It's like they completely forgot he was running against a truly evil woman.


JBeam
Washington Fan
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Member since Jan 2011
60046 posts

re: SJW melting over Tom Bradys' relationship with Trump
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Well Lebron never hid his politics, but he also didn't have to hide them. He was lauded for openly campaigning for Hillary, meanwhile other athletes like Brady and Roethlisberger were skewered at the slightest indication that they supported Trump.

When did Roethlisberger ever come out supporting DJT? (I don't remember hearing that).

I think this all started when Tom Brady had the MAGA hat in his locker. He's never been openly political about anything. So I think that opened the floodgates on this topic.
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SpqrTiger
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Aug 2004
7181 posts

re: SJW melting over Tom Bradys' relationship with Trump
Well, that settles it. I'm no longer on the fence about Brady or the Patriots.

GO PATRIOTS.



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tigerpimpbot
LA-Monroe Fan
Florida board
Member since Nov 2011
45813 posts

re: SJW melting over Tom Bradys' relationship with Trump
Oh look, they're trolling for clicks. Not clicking. #MAGA


navy
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re: SJW melting over Tom Bradys' relationship with Trump
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SJW melting over Tom Bradys' relationship with Trump



bitch losers hate winners. always have. always will.


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EvrybodysAllAmerican
LSU Fan
North of the Trump Wall
Member since Apr 2013
4630 posts

re: SJW melting over Tom Bradys' relationship with Trump
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So when Brady openly promotes his support of the man who just inspired over three million viscerally angry people around the world to protest his presidency, that matters.


That settles it. Rooting for the Patriots now.


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craigbiggio
USA Fan
Member since Dec 2009
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re: SJW melting over Tom Bradys' relationship with Trump
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When did Roethlisberger ever come out supporting DJT? (I don't remember hearing that).



He didn't but Trump name dropped him as a potential speaker at the RNC


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