New York Times Columnist Calls For Major League Baseball To Boycott Arizona

San Antonio Spurs at Phoenix Suns

Times sports columnist George Vecsey praises the, uh, “Los Suns” for their recent political statement about Arizona’s new illegal immigration law, suggests that NBA players might be victim of the law, and goes on to suggest that the MLB should boycott Arizona.

Of course, as Newsbusters points out, this is coming from the same newspaper that criticized the Duke women’s lacrosse team for daring to suggest that the men’s lacrosse team be granted innocence until proven guilty by the media and the powers that be.

Regardless, for all these political statements from the professional sports crowd, here’s a thought: How about we test their resolve on this issue by flooding their venues with undocument fans? That’s right, let’s sneak thousands of people into NBA games and Major League Baseball games and NFL games and see how long it takes for these smug stars, team officials and commentators like Vecsey to cry foul and demand better security at games.

And when the start requiring that fans show a ticket, let’s claim that they’re racists and compare them to Nazis.

After all, how’s that any different than requiring that people who come to America become citizens and “pay admittance” by signing up for the same taxes and treatment under the law the rest of us get?

Rob Port

Rob Port is the editor of In 2011 he was a finalist for the Watch Dog of the Year from the Sam Adams Alliance and winner of the Americans For Prosperity Award for Online Excellence. In 2013 the Washington Post named SAB one of the nation's top state-based political blogs, and named Rob one of the state's best political reporters.

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