I’m not sure if LeBron James isn’t that bright, or if he shares with a man he detests in President Trump, the love for saying what he thinks whenever he feels like talking or hitting the keyboard.
The acknowledged best basketball player in the world has sparked opposition from one of the most powerful lobbying groups in the country.
James’ admission, during an interview with a reporter, that he allows his 11 and 14 year old boys to drink wine when he and their mother are doing so, resulted in an immediate tweet from Mothers against Drunk Drivers.
M.A.D.D. indicated their belief that we still have a long way to go in educating parents about the dangers of underage drinking.
I grew up in an era when alcohol consumption in ones’ later teen years was an accepted part of growing up in many families.
But, that was in a time when as kids we stood up in the back seat of the family car as it was roaring down the highway, rode bikes without helmets, and rode on farm equipment without a seatbelt in sight.
You would think a guy as devoted to spreading his brand as LeBron James is, would learn to keep controversial comments to himself.
But that hasn’t happened yet.
That’s the way I see it.