Elizabeth II

Ravens players embarrassed the country

Ravens players embarrassed the country

Oh, how I’d loved to have been a fly on the wall at Buckingham Palace Sunday (“Ravens national anthem protest — first in a series in NFL — draws praise, anger from fans,” Sept. 24)! What was the reaction of Queen Elizabeth II as the Baltimore Ravens publicly disrespected our national anthem but then stood for God Save our Queen?

As most people know, the Star-Spangled Banner was composed during the bombardment of Fort McHenry in the War of 1812. It took place not far from the Ravens stadium. Perhaps the Ravens might consider a field trip there to teach the players a...