Sports rarely should be a flashpoint for political debate. They are games, after all, and rarely go beyond exemplifying such. Rarely do they mean anything more than who wins and loses. Whatever lessons we want to take from games are our own.
Sports though are front and center and a way for many people to make points one way or the other. It can be a moment of triumph or a moment of shame -- just look at the history of the Olympics. The notoriety associated with sports can become a tool for political statements... for better or for worse. Hopefully something constructive can come out when these intersections occur.
And so a debate that has nothing to do with wins and losses and has nothing to do with the Orlando Magic may now embroil the franchise in one of the nation's biggest current debates.
Former Republican Presidential long shot candidate Fred Karger called for a boycott of Amway and all properties the DeVos family owns, including the Orlando Magic. This comes after Ric...