You know, I feel like if a white player got caught posting apocryphal Hitler quotes about the Jewish menace on social media, he might have to do a little disavowing too.
I think he’d have to do more disavowing and apologizing than DeSean Jackson did. Why? Because our stupid culture continues to cut a tremendous amount of slack to black Americans who follow Louis Farrakhan. They’re not beyond criticism, as we’ve been reminded in Jackson’s case, but because Farrakhan’s anti-semitism comes packaged with black nationalism, it’ll never completely lose its woke halo. Jackson hasn’t been cut by the Eagles as I write this. I’m not aware of him being fined or even condemned by the league. He’s received not an iota of the condemnation Drew Brees got for politely objecting to kneeling during the national anthem, an occasion on which he thinks of the veterans in his family.
Even the Anti-Defamation League was solicitous of him, treating him more like a confused child than a grown man who didn’t see a problem with invective about Jews “extorting” America in a plan for “world domination” that was attributed to f***ing Hitler: