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Yesterday on the Internet: Apparently the Super Bowl is one giant metaphor

On Sunday night, the completely United States sat down as one to watch the 2017 Super Bowl. But because it's 2017, the Super Bowl can't just be the Super Bowl — the entire country is on high metaphor alert, and the symbolism was too much for some.

by Michael Kalenderian
Feb 6 2017, 1:32pm

This segment originally aired Feb. 6, 2016, on VICE News Tonight on HBO.

On Sunday night, the completely United States of America sat down as one to watch the 2017 Super Bowl.

But because it’s 2017, the Super Bowl can’t just be the Super Bowl — the entire country is on high metaphor alert, and the symbolism was too much for some.