NIKE ERASED RED, WHITE, AND BLUE FROM U.S. WOMEN’S SOCCER TEAM
EDITOR’S NOTE: Nike’s decision to dress the US Women’s Team in non-red, white and blue is indicative of the unpatriotic sentiment that has slithered across America since 2008. Patriotism in no longer cool in a post-American society led by a post-American president.
Although USA fans in Vancouver dressed themselves in red, white, and blue, the U.S. Women 2015 World Cup Champions conspicuously did not. The team did, however, wear their black, white, neon green, and yellow—Nike colors. New York Post columnist Phil Mushnick asserts that the corporate take over of the uniforms by Nike, the enabling by Fox for not denouncing the team’s wardrobe, and the diminution of national pride, reminds him of the message in one of Charlie Chaplin’s most iconic silent movies. MORE