President Joe Biden gained’t go to the southern border to see the mess he’s fabricated from issues down there. He does, nonetheless, have time to spend speaking sports activities with ESPN. He spoke on SportsCenter with Sage Steele Wednesday on the matters of Main League Baseball’s All-Star Recreation in Georgia, fan attendance amid the pandemic and pay for girls’s soccer gamers. Really dangerous optics contemplating the state of the nation proper now.
President Biden informed SportsCenter he agrees with leftist lemmings demanding that the MLB take away Georgia because the host of their 2021 All-Star Recreation. Tony Clark, govt director of the MLB Gamers Affiliation, final week advised baseball ought to change the situation of the sport as a result of Georgia handed complete election reform. Democrats and media buddies are calling it a “racist” legislation.
On Wednesday’s ESPN look, the Democrat president praised the social justice warriors getting a lot consideration in sports activities:
“I believe at present’s skilled athletes are appearing extremely responsibly. I might strongly help them doing that [changing the site of the all-star game]. Individuals look to them. They’re leaders.
“Look what’s occurred with the NBA, as effectively. Look what’s occurred throughout the board. The very people who find themselves victimized essentially the most are the people who find themselves the leaders in these varied sports activities, and it is simply not proper. That is Jim Crow on steroids, what they’re doing in Georgia. … That is all about retaining working of us from with the ability to vote.”
There hasn’t been an election since Georgia’s model new legislation gained passage, and nobody has been “victimized” by it. Nonetheless, whereas his fellow Democrats maintain torching freedom with disturbing new legal guidelines, and along with his border-dissolving govt orders inflicting a humanitarian disaster in southern states, Biden continues discussing baseball. (Nero additionally fiddled whereas Rome burned).
When the topic turned to baseball’s Texas Rangers planning to permit limitless seating for his or her April 5 dwelling opener, Biden criticized them, too:
“That is the choice they’ve made. I believe it is a mistake.
“They need to hearken to Dr. (Anthony) Fauci and the scientists and the specialists. I believe that isn’t accountable.”
Is that no-mask Dr. Fauci, one-mask Dr. Fauci or two-mask Dr. Fauci? The president didn’t elaborate.
Different baseball groups are solely permitting a restricted variety of followers to attend their dwelling video games for the beginning of the season.
The disaster of baseball’s issues solved, President Biden scored identification politics factors with girls and African People by commenting on how a lot cash girls’s soccer gamers earn:
“The concept that these girls are getting paid – simply general girls are getting paid 82 cents on the greenback, when you’re a Black girl it is like 55 cents on the greenback, generically simply throughout the board – however the concept girls’s soccer gamers are getting paid a lot lower than the boys, I simply do not suppose it is proper. I do not suppose it is truthful. That is why I am such an enormous supporter of Title IX.”
To nobody’s shock, ESPN’s SportsCenter has not but offered equal time for Republicans to answer President Biden’s controversial remarks.