Corporate statements and social media posts have largely avoided addressing a core aspect of the George Floyd uprisings.Continue reading
It’s mock draft SZN folks. I’ve put together a few predictive mocks based on rumors and general consensus already, but it’s way more fun to put yourself in the GM’s shoes and hash out what you would do. PFF’s Steve Palazzolo does a great series of “what I would do” mock drafts, where he describes that this draft is an exercise in what he would personally do in that team’s situation in the very first paragraph, and yet the replies on social media are full of randos yelling at him that “so and so would never fall that far” or “[insert team here] would never take this player.” This is my warning that if you do not read this intro and do the same thing to me, I’m screenshotting this paragraph and making you look like a fool.Continue reading
For the most part, I’ve given up calling out Republicans on their hypocrisy. That’s a never-ending exercise that both sides have kind of just accepted as an inevitable part of politics in 2019. Those “Could you imagine if Obama did this completely insane thing Trump did?” tweets hit home at first, but since you could tweet that same premise about twelve times a day, every day, about new things and still be right, it’s played out. Deep down we all know that if Barack Obama or Hillary Clinton did even 5% of the insane shit Donald Trump does, Republicans would have literally burned down Washington (remember when Trump said we should seize guns without due process?! Just imagine!). But that’s not what this post is about.Continue reading
As a dedicated amateur opinion-haver, debating the individual NFL award winners throughout the season is one of my favorite pastimes. Most times the professional opinion-havers get the awards right, but they don’t decide for another month, so I thought I’d throw my hat in the ring and make some picks.
Recently I’ve found myself in more and more quarrels with a certain type of political mind. A political mind that doesn’t necessarily have a specific ideology. A mind that doesn’t spend that much time discussing the actual effects of government policies. A mind that you may come to realize aligns with yours on ten out of ten policy positions — after an hour of heated political disagreement. A mind whose primary political identity can be summed up as Anti-Anti-Trump: opposed to those who oppose Trump.