NYDN columnist: Let’s put an end to singing that ‘fascist’ song ‘God Bless America’ at baseball games

NYDN columnist: Let’s put an end to singing that ‘fascist’ song ‘God Bless America’ at baseball games
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[Ed. – Happy Fourth of July, fellow fascists.]

Leave it to the completely unhinged New York Daily News to start your Independence Day weekend off with an outrageous assault on patriotism.

Columnist Gersh Kuntzman is calling on Major League Baseball to singing God Bless America during the 7th inning stretch of select baseball games because it’s “fascist” to have people honor America with this song:

Part of my outrage stems from ponderous Mussolini-esque introduction of the song, when fans are asked to rise, remove their caps and place them over their hearts.

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Kuntzman goes on to detail how the song “offends everyone” as his headline states. However, along with so much else one finds in the pages of the New York Daily News these days, the idea that God Bless America “offends everyone” is only true when viewed through the eyes of a progressive leftist:

“God Bless America” is as divisive as American politics: Kaskowitz’s research found that 83.8% of people who described themselves as “very liberal” dislike the song, while only 20.5% of people who called themselves “very conservative” have a problem with it.

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