All across America last weekend, professional football players locked arms, took knees, stayed seated, or simply didn’t show up in a national anthem protest that symbolized their unity.
In Southern California, a former pro athlete and Vietnam veteran has never felt more estranged.
“It disgusts me,” Roy Gleason said.
In the wake of a profane insult from President Trump, the NFL made headlines and magazine covers by teaming up to send a retaliatory message celebrating freedom of speech.
The only Dodger to have earned a Purple Heart felt free to turn off the television.
“That’s it, I’m done with them,” Gleason said.
What a strange, strained affair this...