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After A Year Of Self-Flagellation, U.S. Olympic Patriotism Is Confused

“Sports is like a war without the killing,” once said Ted Turner, the founder of CNN whose greatest achievement is probably owning the Atlanta Braves. Cheering for your country on the field or in the stadium elicits competitive patriotism, giving nations around the world a chance to trample each other to victory without anybody getting shot. The Olympics offer this…

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No, The American Flag Isn’t Racist. It’s A Symbol Of Unity We Need Now More Than Ever

Just in time for Flag Day, New York Times reporter Mara Gay dragged the American flag into the race conversation, calling it “disturbing” to see “dozens of American flags” and instead arguing we must “separate America from whiteness.” The New York Times simply claimed her comments were taken out of context. Gay’s attitude showcases an urgent need to revisit the…

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