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Right-wing anchorman angered by the fact that gay men play football

Right-wing anchorman angered by the fact that gay men play football

Conservative anchorman Rob Schmitt lost it on Wednesday night on his Newsmax show when he found out about a gay flag football team sponsored by the Buffalo Bills.

During a segment called “News From the Left,” Schmitt announced that “finally, when you thought you could escape all the Pride Month propaganda by watching football, apparently not, the Buffalo Bills is the latest NFL franchise supporting a new NationalGayFlagFootball League! What?!”

On Tuesday, the Buffalo Bills of New York state issued a statement announcing their sponsoring a local Gay Flag Football League in Buffalo.

“We are thrilled to bring inclusive flag football to Buffalo with the support of the Buffalo Bills. This exciting addition joins 27 other cities, and over 4,000 players, including straight allies, in the National Gay Flag Football League,” said NGFFL Commissioner Joel Horton in a press release.

“I, I, I, literally just asked the producers,” Schmitt said, “I was like, ‘Are we sure that this isn’t some kind of fake story from the Babylon Bee?’ There is a National Gay Flag Football League now. Why? Why, is the question I ask so often in this country.”

Sponsorships like the one that got Schmitt so upset are pretty common. In their statement, the Buffalo Bills said that they “join other supportive NFL teams including the Giants, Patriots, Jets, Dolphins, Cardinals, Bears, Commanders, and Seahawks in making our growing league even more inclusive.”

Still, Schmitt was so upset by the news that gay people play football that he ended the segment by declaring that “I need to go find my own country.”

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