ESPN sports commentator Sage Steele is looking like she might be in the All Lives Matter camp. On Sunday, Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans took a knee during the national anthem to protest Donald Trump’s winning the presidency.
“If this happens, then America’s not right right now,” Evans told USA Today. “I said this a long time ago. When [Donald Trump] ran, I thought it was a joke, and the joke continues. I’m not a political person that much, but I got common sense. And I know when something’s not right.”
All Lives Matter folks have been pushing the belief that kneeling during the national anthem is not only un-American, but a shot at all the men and women who served in the armed forces. It’s a subversive tactic used for years against African Americans who protest, but that didn’t stop Steele, who took to Twitter to call out Evans:
It didn’t take long for Twitter to pounce:
The definitive word came from Miko Grimes, wife of Bucs cornerback Brent Grimes, who fired this warning shot:
Come for her, Grimes did. The shots were all filled with profanity, but you can read them here.
Read more at USA Today.