You need to stop justifying your worship of football.

Wake up!

Boycotting the games is a moral imperative. Russia is a dictatorship that will only respond to international pressure — in the same way that the evil South African regime eventually yielded to pressure about Apartheid.

Boycotts work. Pressure works.

Gay men are being hunted down, tortured, and killed.

And you talk about “attacking football?”

You make me sick.

Go ahead and pop another beer, man. Watch another match. Why not? Hey, you aren’t in any danger, after all.

Fuck it, right?

Let’s go ahead and lend Putin’s regime the respect and money that come from hosting the games.

Because, hey, we wouldn’t want to “attack football.” Gasp! Not that!

Grow a conscious, and grow the fuck up while you’re at it. Dude, football doesn’t matter. It isn’t important at all compared to the reality of the persecution, torture, and murder that’s going on in Russia right this very minute. Stop being a selfish child.

The fact that you even think that “attacking football” is a thing says something about you — it illustrates that there’s something deeply wrong with you morally.

Your apathy is revolting.

But hey, go on spinning your elaborate justifications and watch another match.

Cuz it’s football. Football’s soooper dooooper important, after all.

Jesus Fucking Christ.

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Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

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