NHL Brass Discuss Impact on Upcoming Hockey Season of Imminent Self-Destruction of USA

Originally Published: June 30, 2018

A week of ideologically-driven Supreme Court decisions, followed by the retirement of the only centrist on that court, combined with the stunning victory of an avowed socialist over a high-ranking liberal Democrat in a New York primary and the open public hostility demonstrated towards Trump administration officials at a couple of restaurants, all have left the neighbouring republic to the south and its fragile democracy reeling.

And the announcement by President Trump that he would be replacing the retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy with a young solidly right-wing judge has made it clear that the stampede overrunning human rights, the disinterest in the fairness of elections, the assault on women’s rights that will escalate with the even more right-leaning Supreme Court, will not just continue but rather accelerate. So as armed insurrection becomes the only reasonable check on fascist tyranny, the main question for Canadians looking southward in disbelief is of course, how will this impact on the future of the National Hockey League? Continue reading “”