Choices Adrian Peterson Has That Slaves Did Not

March 19, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Author's note:  This article contains irony and sarcasm.  Please be aware that these vehicles are most assuredly not intended to mock or make light of actual slavery, which I find both a tragic chapter in our country's history and deplorable as a practice.  Rather, they are being utilized to poke fun in a tongue-in-cheek manner at the comparison of being a slave to playing in the modern day NFL.  As such, it may be too graphic for some viewers, so parental discretion is advised.
I couldn't help but be amused at Adrian Peterson's recent comment that playing in the NFL is comparable to modern day slavery.  To that end, I've made a series of observations that I believe serve to show the folly of his remark.
Slaves were used for hard, physical labor in many cases.  Okay, there is some validity there, as playing NFL football is surely hard, physical labor.  However the comparison ends at that point, as not only has an NFL player ch...

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