Marco Rubio Furious that Miami Heat Announce Call to Action Prior to Game


“The show must go on.” It is an old cliche and not always true (9/11), but it is rooted in some legitimate rationale. Indeed, perhaps the show itself can use its power to spurn a needed call to action during tragic times.

The Miami Heat began last night’s Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals with a moment of silence in honor of the victims of the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. Of course, they did. The show is not oblivious. But the Heat followed up that moment with something much more powerful. While calling the act “senseless,” the Heat urged fans to contact their state senator in support of “common-sense gun laws” and then went even further by saying they should register to vote. Boos didn’t rain down from the crowd, indeed it was warmly received..

A Florida crowd. A strong majority-Floridian crowd…

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