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Should the NFL air veterans' 'Please Stand' Super Bowl ad?

The NFL rejected a Super Bowl ad made by veterans imploring people to stand for the national anthem, flying in the face of the kneeling protests some NFL players took part in this year. Many people feel that the NFL allowing players to kneel but censoring veterans from spreading their own message is hypocritical. Still, the NFL has had trouble with political messages, and the league needs to cut down on them as much as possible. What do you think? 🏈

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NFL fans were force-fed a political statement every week when players took a knee during the national anthem. Now, an organization that supports veterans wants to pay the NFL money to advertise a message a patriotism and standing for the national anthem, and that's deemed "too political"? Welcome to the hypocrisy that is the NFL.

Free speech cuts both ways. You can not air one view without the other and not look like you're censoring one side. The NFL is trying to silence veterans who want people to stand for the national anthem while doing nothing about players who are kneeling. That is wrong, and they should accept the advertisement.

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Kneel or stand, one thing is for sure about the NFL: the politics are getting out of hand. The league isn't about football anymore and it is driving fans away. The NFL rejecting the veterans' ad is an effort by the NFL to get less political and make the Super Bowl about the game. It isn't disrespecting veterans by rejecting the ad. The league is just refusing what so many people have hammered it for all yeargetting political.

The less the NFL play politics the better. It has resulted in fans leaving in droves and boycotting anything associated with the league. Rejecting the ad is a smart strategic move for the private company, which is not beholden to anyone to air anything it doesn't want. Keep political ads off the Super Bowl airwaves.

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Should the NFL air veterans' 'Please Stand' Super Bowl ad?
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