There was a time when super star athletes could do no wrong.
No matter what the indiscretion, the public eventually forgave and forgot.
But let an African American sports star kneel during the National Anthem to protest inequality…and all HELL breaks out.
The result/irony: the BLACK athlete was actually blackballed!
Imagine that. Trump trumped the world of professional sports. We survived Year One. But are we really prepared to face the next year aka those TERRIBLE TWOS???
We survived the first of Trump’s 4 year term. But how will we make it through the next 3 years without the therapy sessions and medication provided thru affordable medical insurance?
Janet Cormier is a painter, writes prose and poetry, and performs comedy. JC prefers different and original over pretty. She loves collecting stuff, but cleaning not so much. Janet also talks to strangers…a lot. Her column now appears weekly on Oddball Magazine.