Clay Travis: USWNT make Olympics political and lose big against Sweden
You can’t stroll the stroll if you happen to’re down on one knee.
The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team, led by the politically charged Megan Rapinoe, represented America on the world stage by taking a knee earlier than their match on Wednesday, solely made worse by the 3-0 loss against Sweden.
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Assuming that their grandstanding would result in a win, the USWNT managed to chip away on the remaining enjoyable available with the Olympic Games in Tokyo by making issues … political.
Which many can appropriately assume is extra of a seize for consideration than activism.
“The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team was beaten, 3-0, I believe by Sweden,” stated OutKick founder Clay Travis, becoming a member of the tens of millions of Americans that had been shocked to be taught that the Women’s Soccer Team had already performed. “It was their first loss in 44 games, for this situation to happen.”
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As Clay assesses their determination to aspect with the divisive messaging on America from ideologues comparable to Colin Kaepernick and the Black Lives Matter motion, the Women’s Soccer Team appears to have missed the mark on what it means to be American greater than their kicks missed the objective against Sweden.
“It’s intriguing to see the U.S. women kneel before the game began. There’s going to be a lot of political analysis going on as it pertains to the Olympics this year. It’s going to be harder to enjoy, it’s going to be way more political than it has been in the past, and I think that is going to hurt the viewership — not to mention the 12-hour difference. …
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They got whipped right after they kneeled. It’s unfortunate that the story, for many people with the U.S. women, no longer involves their on the field performance. But instead, about what they are doing before the game even begins.”