Elaborate celebrations of America’s military are common at professional sports events. It turns out that the leagues are being paid by the Pentagon -- with your money.
Arizona’s Republican Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake are staunch conservatives. McCain was a POW during the war in Vietnam. But he and Flake have released a report harshly critical of the Pentagon’s spending of taxpayer money to pay for patriotism. We hear more from Les Carpenter, who writes about sports for the Guardian US.