The Urban Dictionary defines Get Woke, Go Broke as a phrase coined by the internationally bestselling author John Ringo to express the opinion that when organizations “get woke” to politically correct actions, those same actions usually result in a massive loss of income.
This is usually because the Twatter instigators calling for the company to “get woke” doesn’t actually spend any money with the company.
According to Sports Media Watch, the ratings for Sunday night’s NBA All-Star Game across TNT and TBS hit a record-low of 3.1, down 24% from 4.1 last year. And 5.94 million viewers watched the game, a drop of 18% from 7.28 million in 2020.
SMW points out that it was up against the CBS interview of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry which was watched by 17.8 million viewers.
When will athletes get the message that fans don’t care about their political beliefs, especially when they are anti-American? And that just maybe fans respect our national anthem and don’t like to see a group of overpaid players “taking a knee” while it’s being played.
I saw this story over at The Gateway Pundit and I had to laugh at one of the comments which said, “Heh. Go play in China. See what real racism looks like.”
In fact, I would argue there’s no country in the world where blacks have more freedom, privilege or opportunities than in America. It’s not perfect, but it’s pretty damn good. (At least it was.)
Racism is an issue in any society. It certainly isn’t unique to America.
Our flag does not symbolize racism, it symbolizes our nation’s victory over tyranny.
In August 2020, 74.2% of NBA players were black, 16.9% were white, 2.2% were Latino, 0.4% were Asian and 6.3% were classified as “other races.”
Considering the disproportionate number of black players, an NBA game seems a foolish place to be protesting racism.