Last fall President Trump decided to weigh in on the growing number of NFL players taking a knee in peaceful protest of social injustices across the country. It got very contentious and intense, politically as well as socially. And President Trump, as usual, used Twitter to fan the flames:
But that wasn’t all. Some players weighed in as well. Here’s a video of someone saying something important about it:
Here’s a fan burning his gear:
For some interesting context about how Trump’s NFL stance affected his voting base, check out this interesting piece from Deadpan last October.
Above is a chart demonstrating Trump’s approval ratings at the close of 2017. You can read more about this in an interesting article from Time Magazine.