A Bit of Monday-morning Quarterbacking

Yesterday afternoon I waded into the discussion regarding NFL players kneeling during the national anthem. For better or worse, I explained that my personal take was that watching Republicans get all fussy about kneeling for the anthem was on par with liberals spazzing out regarding a Ben Shapiro speech.

If you aren’t aware of the back story (and bless you if you aren’t), there was a great deal of hubbub over the weekend due to the President of the United States colorfully condemning NFL athletes who “disrespect our flag” by kneeling during the national anthem, suggesting that the owners should fire them on the spot.

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Jerry Seinfeld on Advertising

Jerry Seinfeld is one of the greatest geniuses in comedy. Very few people can take normal, everyday phrases and point out the irony and humor in them like Jerry can. Seinfeld, that famous “show about nothing,” is still one of the greatest shows in television history. And now, Jerry’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee is worth regular viewing to see the real, genuine product that is Jerry Seinfeld.

Here’s a clip of Jerry’s acceptance speech at the Clio Awards in which he waxes eloquently on the subject of advertising and our innate desire for “stuff.”

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