Ever since Donald Trump decided to reignite the issue that was originally started when San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick choose not to stand during the national anthem in protest of police brutality, we’ve been told that millions of Americans are disgusted by his and others’ “disrespect” for the flag, our soldiers, and first responders.
These people are quite fond, like Trump himself and his current spokeshills, of stating that this has “nothing to do with race”—even though that’s exactly and precisely what it’s about: race and the lack of equal justice.
Just as a quick refresher, these are the day-by-day events from when Trump first spoke up about the anthem to the immediate reactions and responses over the next few days.
- Trump attends a rally in Alabama for senatorial candidate Luther Strange and states that NFL owners should fire any “son of a bitch” that disrespects the…
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