“Donna’s a sugar packet…Banaaana Whi-iff…” That probably isn’t what Trump sang last Sunday when he pretended to know The Star-Spangled Banner at the NCAA football championship game in Atlanta. But to the pranksters at Bad Lip Reading, his mouth appeared to be forming those nonsense phrases and many more, instead of the actual lyrics. It’s one […]
Saturday Night Live cast member Pete Davidson appeared on the standalone summer edition of Weekend Update to monologize about the controversy surrounding unsigned free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to kneel for the national anthem.
According to a recent editorial by Jon Schwarz at The Intercept, Kaepernick’s refusal to stand for the national anthem runs deeper, when the history of the song is examined.
“I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color,” Kaepernick later told NFL Media in an article posted on Saturday. “To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way.”