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“Patriotic displays, they mean a lot more to me when they’re spontaneous. But to learn that these had been paid for—that corporate teams, teams owned by billionaires, basically, were collecting money from the military. Paid for, obviously, by you and me, by the American taxpayer. Well, it was sad.” Veterans speak thoughtfully about the militarization of American sports in this excellent Howard Bryant piece.


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