The COVID conversation continues to focus on the Kansas City Royals as columnists and pundits from throughout the world take on the team.
There's been a PR push to refocus the story on the team . . .
Notice that "apologies" still don't include a promise to take the controversial shot.
In fairness one of the top local conservative talkers shares his unique perspective that's worth a listen . . .
"This is the greatest story ever watching 10 Royals and three staffers sit out a series in Toronto because they don't want to take a shot that doesn't work to enter a country that doesn't want them. They've broken no laws yet the bigots in the media believe it's ok to have blatant bias against their fellow citizens that have differing views. How un American as we've been told to be tolerant and inclusive of others. But not in this case."
Another insight from a player at the center of this controversy . . .
"What really kept me up last night was people thinking I don't live Kansas City and I haven't really loved every minute that I've been in Kansas City. That I don't love my teammates and I don't want to fight for my teammates," Whit Merrifield told Cody & Gold. "I've been with this organization for 12 years the front office has been the same my entire career they're like family to me... The community is greatly important to me and for my words to reflect anything besides that is something that is not okay with and I really felt like I needed to clarify it."
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com links . . .
Media Bigots Ashamed of Royals, Vaxxed Columnist w/Covid Can't Cover Story, Team Wins w/Replacements
This is the greatest story ever watching 10 Royals and three staffers sit out a series in Toronto because they don't want to take a shot that doesn't work to enter a country that doesn't want them. They've broken no laws yet the bigots in the media bel...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - After missing the trip to take on the Toronto Blue Jays across the northern border due to COVID-19 vaccine restrictions, Kansas City Royals outfielder Whit Merrifield appeared on Cody & Gold on 610 Sports Radio to address his decision and comments from earlier this week.
Royals president says Whit Merrifield 'sorry' for saying he would have gotten vaccinated for a contender
It was a rough day for the Kansas City Royals when it was announced that 10 of their players wouldn't be able to play in a road series against the Toronto Blue Jays because they are unvaccinated, but arguably the lowest moment came from one of the franchise's clubhouse leaders.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Royals spent Thursday patching up a roster missing 10 players who were barred from traveling to Toronto because of their COVID-19 vaccination status while trying to smooth over their damaged image among fans.
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