It’s not the Falcons vs. Patriots. It’s John Lewis’ team vs. Donald Trump’s

You had to know it would come to this. Ed Kilgore is a Democratic commentator with deep roots in Georgia.

In New York magazine, he suggests that Sunday’s Super Bowl match between the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots may be the billboard – but the subtext is a match between John Lewis and his maligned Fifth District, which is home to the Falcons, and President Donald Trump. A taste:

The Pats have an unholy trinity of conspicuous associations with the 45th president of the United States. Owner Robert Kraft calls Donald Trump “a very close friend of mine for over two decades.” Coach Bill Belichick, another self-identified “good friend” of Trump, sent him a fawning letter that the candidate read aloud on the eve of his victory in the 2016 New Hampshire Republican primary. And most of all, star QB Tom Brady is identified with Team Trump….

 


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jlrhoya
jlrhoya

AJC - they are so desperate to turn metro Atlanta liberal, they will do anything.


If they would fire their "head coach" and stop ignoring more than half the city, they might actually be read.


I only read it mainly for the sports and now they are ruining it.

GaJack1
GaJack1

Come on guys....keep politics out of this game....it is supposed to be about FUN and I want NO politics in my fun. Thank you very much.