S. T. Karnick

S. T. Karnick is research fellow and publications director for The Heartland Institute, a conservative think-tank based in the northern Chicago suburb of Arlington Heights. Readers may write him at Heartland, 3939 North Wilke Road, Arlington Heights, Ill 60004 or e-mail him at [email protected]

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Pampered players endanger their paychecks by offending fans

Oct 19, 2017 — S. T. Karnick

CHICAGO—It is axiomatic that National Football League players should stand respectfully as the national anthem is played before their games.  I say this not as a political or moral judgment on their actions but as a simple, scientific observation about their self-interest.

If the players continue their protests, it will not be long before they find themselves plying other trades at severely reduced wages.