As cynical as it may be on President Trump’s part, there’s no question that the POTUS helped his popularity with some of America’s less-cultured sports fans when he took sides against NFL players kneeling for the national anthem. “Trump has the high ground. The flag. America,” said Dilbert cartoonist and pro-Trumper Scott Adams in 2017. […]
To be trite, the NFL has punted. Rather than reach a compromise between stuffy white owners and socially-concerned players hoping to continue making their voices heard, the league recently voted to ban all kneeling for the national anthem. Teams who choose to protest during the anthem, state the new rules, must do so by remaining […]
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.