John Rocker’s Gay Case Similar to Colin Kaepernick’s Plight Body Politic Speaks in Sports Economics Goes Both Ways


No Major League Baseball team would hire star relief pitcher John Rocker because of his ostensibly racist and homophobic statements, anathema to the Left, while Colin Kaepernick’s failure to stand for the national anthem is equally anathematic, to the Right, in the NFL where too the ticket buyers and TV watchers ultimately hold perhaps most of the cards.