Is the 'Star-Spangled Banner' a war anthem?

November 08, 2013 / The Blaze

From The Blaze:

If you ask journalism Professor Kevin Blackistone what he thinks about the special and controversial Northwestern University football jerseys adorned with an American flag, he’ll tell you the country should nix the playing of a “war anthem” before sporting events and that the NFL has bought into the “mythology” of a fallen soldier that once played for the Arizona Cardinals.

How do we know? Because that’s exactly the rant he went on during a Wednesday afternoon segment of “Around the Horn” on ESPN.

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