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Some college students won’t root for Team USA at Olympics: “I don’t like being American.”
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Some U.S. college students are refusing to root for Team USA at the Tokyo Olympics, opting to cheer for individual athletes instead of their home country.

Campus Reform spoke with students at the University of South Florida ahead of last week's Opening Ceremony, with several voicing their support for American athletes who choose to protest their country on the world stage.


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"I don't like being an American, either" one student said. "Why is there no free health care? Why are so many people suffering because of housing?... And that is such a great example of how f****** corrupt it is here."

I'm not going to be rooting for any team just because it's some country that I live in," another said. "Patriotism shouldn't be that strong."


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Jacobson points the finger at "anti-American sentiment" permeating college campuses across the country.

Nowhere else in the world are our own citizens taught to hate their own country," Jacobson explained.


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"There used to be a time where the Olympics would unite all of us, regardless of whether you're a Republican or a Democrat. With everything that's happened in the past year and a half, with a global pandemic and so much political division, you would think that the Olympics would be that thing that unites all Americans. But unfortunately, according to these woke college students, the Olympics are seeming to divide us even more," she added.


The beat goes on.


JetsetNuggs
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re: Some college students won’t root for Team USA at Olympics: “I don’t like being American.”
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"I don't like being an American


Image: https://media1.giphy.com/media/9Rp27Gpwjx1n2/200.gif


People in oppressed countries wave our flag. That should tell people something about this place.
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MorbidTheClown
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"I don't like being an American, either"


well...bye!


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The Spleen
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re: Some college students won’t root for Team USA at Olympics: “I don’t like being American.”
There are some posters here that aren't either.


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re: Some college students won’t root for Team USA at Olympics: “I don’t like being American.”
China's influence over the Democratic party and the media is paying divedends for the CCP


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Y.A. Tittle
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re: Some college students won’t root for Team USA at Olympics: “I don’t like being American.”
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one student said. "Why is there no free health care? Why are so many people suffering because of housing?... And that is such a great example of how f****** corrupt it is here."



Corrupt?


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glassman
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re: Some college students won’t root for Team USA at Olympics: “I don’t like being American.”
They can GTFO.


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WDE24
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re: Some college students won’t root for Team USA at Olympics: “I don’t like being American.”
I’ve seen several people here rooting against US Olympic athletes.


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re: Some college students won’t root for Team USA at Olympics: “I don’t like being American.”
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There are some posters here that aren't either.


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“I don’t like being American.”


Can I get a link to some of these?


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re: Some college students won’t root for Team USA at Olympics: “I don’t like being American.”
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I’ve seen several people here rooting against US Olympic athletes.




From I remember, they’re rooting against the ones who are being disrespectful to America. I don’t recall seeing them say they don’t like being American.


Master of Sinanju
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re: Some college students won’t root for Team USA at Olympics: “I don’t like being American.”
Some are rooting for individuals, but not the country.

Others are rooting for the country, but not the individual.



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LSU-MNCBABY
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re: Some college students won’t root for Team USA at Olympics: “I don’t like being American.”
Get the frick out and let us know how many people care about your fricking feelings wherever you go


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Sun God
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re: Some college students won’t root for Team USA at Olympics: “I don’t like being American.”
There are some US soccer players that aren’t either


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re: Some college students won’t root for Team USA at Olympics: “I don’t like being American.”
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I'm not going to be rooting for any team just because it's some country that I live in," another said. "Patriotism shouldn't be that strong."

Honestly, someone here is confusing patriotism with nationalism. A patriot wouldn’t be afraid of any criticism of their country and do what it takes to make it better. A nationalist would always defend their country under any circumstance, even when it doesn’t make sense to do so.
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I don’t recall seeing them say they don’t like being American.
I don’t recall that either, which is why I didn’t make such a statement.


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keep us posted


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re: Some college students won’t root for Team USA at Olympics: “I don’t like being American.”
Leftist hate America!

In other news, water is wet


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re: Some college students won’t root for Team USA at Olympics: “I don’t like being American.”
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Why is there no free health care?


It's only free when you're on mommy and daddy's insurance plan.


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OldmanBeasley
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re: Some college students won’t root for Team USA at Olympics: “I don’t like being American.”
This really isn’t anything that new on college campuses. Look what went on during the Vietnam war


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