Over-the-top "patriotism" in sports reached its sad, logical conclusion

The University of Texas marching band, amid all the quasi-staged-patriotism that invades November as part of Veterans Month Day, pulled this over the weekend.

They probably don’t even know what battle this is from.

I shouldn’t have to say anything other than this: This is bullshit.

Seriously, this is the apex of the one upmanship that goes into showing how much a team loves ‘MERICA. How much camo/stars/stripes/inspirational words/dead Presidents can we put on things?

It helps recruiting and it sells merchandise, so it’s really more about the dead Presidents than anything.


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