Article below by Tom Shad at usatoday.com. As he has several times over the past year, POTUS takes a swipe at NFL players by invoking the military and alluding to the sentiment that failing to stand for the national anthem is disrespectful to veterans and the flag. This is the primary Deflection and Derailment Tactic of those who seek to deny Blacks the right to protest racism in America under the guise of “disrespect.” Oh, the irony.
President Donald Trump thanked U.S. military members in a statement released a few hours before the Super Bowl on Sunday afternoon.
Trump’s statement also spoke about why Americans “proudly stand for the national anthem” — a possible nod to players who have kneeled or raised a fist during the anthem as a means of protesting racial inequality and police brutality.
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