To give credit where credit is due, Donald Trump Jr. skewered NFL head honcho Roger Goodell on Sunday, but Twitter got the last laugh. On a Sunday when many NFL players demonstrated to protest President Donald Trump’s harsh criticism of athletes who
National anthem protests have become such a divisive issue that the aim of Colin Kaepernick’s original protest has been lost on a lot of people. NFL on FOX analyst Howie Long took time to remind viewers that these players who decide to protest aren’t disrespecting the country, but instead fighting against racial inequality. Standing for the anthem is something I would not choose to do, but I fully support the right to do it. That being said, what’s being lost in the criticism of the form of the protest is the message of inequality. Put it in perspective: As a white father having raised three boys, there were a million things to worry about on a daily basis. But it’s impossible for me to understand
Fans have reacted in a number of ways to NFL teams’ responses to Donald Trump and ensuing national anthem protests this weekend. One Baltimore Ravens fan in particular did not support Baltimore players’ decision to kneel this weekend, taking to Twitter to announce he will sell his season tickets if protests continue.