Center Stage: The politics of Aaron Rodgers | Podcast


Liberals seem to prefer Aaron Rodgers, and conservatives lean toward Brett Favre, as the Green Bay Packers’ greatest quarterback (not counting Bart Starr).

On their latest political podcast, Milfred and Hands highlight how politics shapes our views of Rodgers’ controversial standoff and potential split with the Packers.

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Our political podcasters delve into the not-so-subtle political opinions of Rodgers (who recently opposed the Dakota pipeline) and Favre (who endorsed Donald Trump for president). Increasingly, Americans root for their political party the same way — and with just as much enthusiasm and hypocrisy — as they cheer for their favorite sports team or athlete. Does politics infect or enrich pro sports?

Milfred and Hands get to the bottom of that question.

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