Contra Coulter, Football, not Fútbol, Behind America's Moral Decay
America's true moral decay is measured by the shift from peaceful Athenian republicanism to Spartan totalitarianism, which was was echoed by America's shift from baseball to football. No less a mainstream figure than George Will fingered the sport that "taught the progressive virtue of subordinating the individual to the collectivity," quoted on these pages — Football Is a Leftist Plot.
All this on the heels of this great game — Belgium defeats U.S., 2-1. Neocons like Coulter can't stand the game for this reason; not only are we just a normal country, the paleocon dream, we're underdogs.