The Hour of Heroes Is Nigh

To be honest, I actually lost some sleep over the Mike Gundy video earlier last week. Maybe you've seen it — the video where the Oklahoma State University football coach is seen apologizing for the offense of wearing a shirt bearing the logo of the conservative news company OANN. It was a disturbing scene with the coach robotically parroting the talking points of the delicate running back who originally took issue with the offending piece of apparel. It's reminiscent of a hostage video of a captured US soldier. Either that or something out of a cartoon villain's mind control experiment. You can practically see the spirals in his eyes. Beyond the bizarre visuals, the most disturbing thing about this was the fact that an ostensible adult and leader could be brought to heel by his subordinate — an early adult many years his junior — by something as meaningless and inconsequential as the running back's tender feelings. It represented yet...(Read Full Article)
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