(Marcus Gilmer, Mashable) Politics and current events managed to find their way into Tuesday night’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game in San Diego when a quartet singing “O Canada” changed some lyrics and injected the phrase “all lives matter.”
The backlash was swift and fierce.
The Tenors, a Canadian quartet, performed the anthem prior to the game. The group replaced the lines, “With glowing hearts we see thee rise / The True North strong and free!” with “We’re all brothers and sisters / All Lives Matter to the brave.”
In addition to the change, one of the singers held up a sign that read “All Lives Matter.” Though the anthem wasn’t televised in the United States as part of Fox’s coverage, it was aired in Canada and people inside the stadium confirmed the sign.
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