Cheers over U.S. women’s soccer defeat highlight unfortunate divisions

Posted on AllSides August 11th, 2023
From The Center

I did not set an alarm in the wee predawn hours Sunday to watch the U.S. women’s team’s World Cup match against Sweden. But I cared enough to set the DVR to learn of their fate, aided by the gift of fast-forward, which paid dividends through a full game and extra time with zero scoring.

As the two sides prepared for the suddenly eventful prospect of penalty kicks, I wondered how many Americans were rooting for them to survive and how many wished for their defeat.

What a dreadful question...

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