Snatching immigrant babies may have scored some points for President Trump with his base, but it was never going to light up the scoreboard like tackling black jocks. That one really played to the grandstands. The complicated combination of adoration and resentment so many white males feel for those rich, accomplished über-men is a significant but rarely discussed aspect of fandom, especially in relation to football, that magna cum macho of American sports.
To get an interesting perspective on American racism in sports, take a look at the following:
Trump’s hatred for anyone that doesn’t look like him, has in only a year and a half, “infested” all aspects of life in America.
Even our sports.