Twitter Goes Off Over Trump’s ‘SOB’ Line on NFL Protests: ‘Tougher on Colin Kaepernick’ Than Putin
One of the biggest takeaways from President Trump‘s rally tonight was him railing against “son of a bitch” football players who kneel during the national anthem.
Donald Trump Jr. tweeted that he loved the line:
Love this: @realDonaldTrump on NFL players disrespecting our flag/anthem: "get that son of a bitch off the field right now – YOU'RE FIRED!"
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) September 23, 2017
Other people took serious exception:
"Get that son of a bitch off the field"- black man protesting racial injustice
"Very fine people"- white people demanding racial injustice
— Jared Rizzi (@JaredRizzi) September 23, 2017
Black man uses his position to draw attention to a controversial, important issue.
White president calls him a son of a bitch.
— Scott Weinberg (@scottEweinberg) September 23, 2017
Get that son of a bitch off the stage.
— Samuel Sinyangwe (@samswey) September 23, 2017
Can't wait to see Trump pallin' around with NFL owners after he said NFL employees who exercise their first amendment rights should be fired
— Charlotte Wilder (@TheWilderThings) September 23, 2017
Prediction: Not one NFL owner, not Roger Goodell will say one word about what he said about Kaep or other NFL players. Not. A. One. https://t.co/tBv3Q5FZHp
— Jemele Hill (@jemelehill) September 23, 2017
— rolandsmartin (@rolandsmartin) September 23, 2017
Add “black NFL players exercising their First Amendment right” to the list of people Trump has criticized more harshly than Vladimir Putin.
— Rex Huppke (@RexHuppke) September 23, 2017
— Sunny Hostin (@sunny) September 23, 2017
Trump a lot tougher on Colin Kaepernick than on Vladimir Putin. Protesting American anthem: bad. Subverting American democracy: no big deal.
— Max Boot (@MaxBoot) September 23, 2017
Trump on Kaepernick: son of a bitch!
Trump on Nazis: they're bad but like lol idkhttps://t.co/RUC2BggUAZ
— Manny Fidel (@mannyfidel) September 23, 2017
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