There’s some true irony in the NFL, MLB, and NBA players choosing to kneel during the national anthem.
These are some of the most well paid people in America who, through hard work, have come to make something of themselves.
And yet they show contempt for our nation, decrying it as a racist institution.
At Thursday’s game, Lebron James and the entire LA Lakers team chose to kneel during the national anthem to protest “racial injustice.”
Fox News has the latest details on the story:
LeBron James and his Los Angeles Lakers teammates, along with Los Angeles Clippers, Utah Jazz and New Orleans Pelicans players, knelt during the national anthem Thursday to protest racial injustice and police brutality.
It was the first protest during the national anthem since Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf refused to stand for “The Star-Spangled Banner” in the 1990s, when he played for the Denver Nuggets.
In kneeling, the players followed a precedent set by free agent