Where are Sharpton and Jackson on the Rooney “Token” Rule in the NFL?

April 4, 2012

Are Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson going to let a high profile opportunity for Race-Bait Incorporated pass? Perhaps they believe that President Obama benefits more from racial division cultivated by exploiting the death of Trayvon Martin than he would from an issue with the NFL. I do think creative race-hustlers could combine the fabricated outrage from the Martin case with NFL team hoodies to sort of cross-promote.

Could there be a spike in the sales of Saints hoodies on the horizon? If CBSSports.com resident race-baiter, Mike Freeman, and former Jets and Chiefs coach, Herman Edwards can get enough people to go along, they might be needed for a protest. The biggest problem Freeman and Edwards might face in ginning up racial outrage for their cause is the contradictory nature of their demand. Read the rest of this entry »