Resolute Rams Let Gestures Resonate
What with the St Louis suburb of Ferguson experiencing a tragic, high-profile shooting, a fuzzy aftermath, and then an awkward closure, it's not surprising that strong personal reactions were going to span the spectrum.
So when five Rams expressed their feelings in a symbolic manner during pre-game intros last Sunday, the firestorm grew and surged.
And once again in this era of the 24/7 ADD media circus, a legitimate national issue gets hijacked by the reaction to it.
That means it's time to let the real pros handle this:
It only follows that this side issue has the potential of creating an issue of its own for the five protesters. What with NFL franchises owned by 1%ers -- and clever 1%ers at that -- note how Jason Whitlock drops a thought that the dust will take a long time to settle, like when no one's really looking: