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From: Marci (marcinmin) DelphiPlus Member Icon Posted by host6/5/18 12:07 PM 
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CNN Media: Fox News apologized Tuesday after receiving a torrent of criticism over the network's use of photos of various players for the Philadelphia Eagles kneeling in prayer, creating the misleading impression that they were demonstrating during the national anthem.

The photos ran during a segment on Monday night, after President Trump announced that he had uninvited the reigning Super Bowl champions from a traditional visit to the White House.

As Fox News anchor Shannon Bream explained Trump's decision, which he attributed to the anthem protests that have roiled the league, photos of Eagles players kneeling in prayer were shown on screen.

One of the players pictured, Eagles tight end Zach Ertz, forcefully denounced the network in a tweet on Tuesday morning.

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From: oldmillot6/5/18 4:35 PM 
To: Marci (marcinmin) DelphiPlus Member Icon  (2 of 3) 
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You can't kneel during the National Anthem, but you must always kowtow to Trump! Arf!

  • Edited June 5, 2018 4:35 pm  by  oldmillot

From: oldmillot6/5/18 5:20 PM 
To: Marci (marcinmin) DelphiPlus Member Icon  (3 of 3) 
 34186.3 in reply to 34186.1 

Lying Liars..... Arf!

Donald Trump’s Fight With NFL Players Has Never Been About The National Anthem

The president isn’t mad about a song. He’s angry that black players refuse to show the fealty he thinks he deserves.

So the fact that fewer than 10 of Philadelphia’s 53 players planned to make the trip to Washington was rooted in substantive opposition to the president’s policies, words and actions. As much as Trump would like the dispute to be a culture war skirmish about the anthem and the ungrateful athletes who won’t stand for it, the Eagles players’ renunciation was about his presidency ? and their lack of belief that anything positive could come from a glorified “photo op.” 

For the president, who may or may not even know the words to the song, the anthem is only a useful weapon in his broader campaign of silencing black athletes, black sports figures and black people who would dare challenge him. At bottom, it has nothing to do with who is and isn’t kneeling for the anthem. It’s about who is and isn’t kneeling to him.


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