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Trump Defends America from the NFL [VIDEO]

Joe Scudder
Written by Joe Scudder

By challenging the Leftist vision being pumped out of the NFL, Donald Trump defends America from public attack.

The NFL has done everything it can to degrade their customer base by giving the “black lives matter” mythology public support. Finally, Donald Trump has used the “bully pulpit” of the White House to respond to these slanders against the country’s working class. Naturally, the media pretends that the President is the aggressor.

Thus, the Washington Post reports, “Trump turns sports into a political battleground with comments on NFL and Steph Curry.

President Trump turned professional sports into a political battleground Friday night into Saturday morning, directing full-throated ire toward African American athletes who have spoken out against him and prompting a response from the National Football League, its players and the best basketball player in the world.

Notice how this is precisely the opposite of what happened. The NFL turned their crony-capitalist entertainment monopoly to wage political war on America long before Trump said anything.

In a span of roughly 12 hours, as the sports world typically would be gearing up for college football and baseball’s pennant races, Trump ensnared and agitated the most powerful sports league in North America and perhaps the most popular athlete in American team sports. His comments set the stage for potential mass protest Sunday along NFL sidelines.

At a political rally Friday, Trump called on NFL owners to release players who demonstrated during the national anthem in the manner of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who knelt to draw attention to police violence against African Americans last season. Saturday morning on Twitter, Trump rescinded a White House invitation to Stephen Curry of the NBA champion Golden State Warriors, although it is unclear whether the Warriors had been invited in the first place.

“Going to the White House is considered a great honor for a championship team. Stephen Curry is hesitating, therefore invitation is withdrawn!” Trump tweeted at 7:45 a.m. Saturday.

Read the entire Washington Post story.

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About the author

Joe Scudder

Joe Scudder

Joe Scudder is the "nom de plume" (or "nom de guerre") of a fifty-ish-year-old writer and stroke survivor. He lives in St Louis with his wife and still-at-home children. He has been a freelance writer and occasional political activist since the early nineties. He describes his politics as Tolkienesque.

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