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The Phoenix Suns: Progressive X’s and O’s

2010 May 18

Yesterday, the Daily Caller reported that during Game 2 of the Western Conference Semifinals series between the Phoenix Suns and San Antonio Spurs, the Suns ejected two of their own fans from the US Airways Center for wearing pro-Arizona immigration law t-shirts.

Prior to the series, the Suns organization came out publicly against the law, SB 1070, and after the team’s Game 1 victory, the organization used its franchise player, Steve Nash, to once again espouse its political view towards the law via ESPN’s “Pardon the Interruption”.  The organization also announced that for Game 2 of the series the team would wear its “Los Suns” jerseys – a successful marketing ploy conveniently timed for Cinco de Mayo and disguised as an opportunity to show “solidarity with the Latino community”.

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