Yet the NFL capitulation poses fundamental problems for the league.
Racial issues are often virtue-signaled in the NFL — but almost never in an honest way.
That disconnect posed a bizarre question for the NFL: Is it worse for a player to be pro-American flag or anti-Semitic?
NFL owners and head coaches are almost all white.
In a culture so obsessed with identity politics, is it the players or the owners and coaches (or both) who do not “look like America?”