After renewed controversy over players kneeling during the “Star-Spangled Banner” to protest racism, NFL team owners are reportedly considering a rule forcing players to stand for the anthem. What do you think?


“This is a great victory for my own twisted, incoherent understanding of patriotism and racial justice.”

Michael Lutz • Patio Planner

“I’m sure these players would’ve gladly given up their moral convictions if they’d known team owners really, really wanted them to.”

Stacy Griffith • Rubber Vulcanizer

“Can’t we have one national pastime that still lets us come together in support of violent, discriminatory policing?”

Ken Birkenstock • Unemployed