It’s the right thing to do. It’s the patriotic thing to do. It’s what we HAVE to do as good Americans…besides vote, obviously.
Watch the World Cup game against Germany.
The problem? It starts at noon, and it’s a Thursday. Translation: you’re at work and watching TV is not included in your job description. MAYBE “other duties as assigned” if you get creative. MAYBE.
OR…you can use U.S. Head Coach Jurgen Klinsmann’s excuse letter.