Former NFL Tight End Tony Gonzalez Finds White House Boycott ‘Silly’

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Former all-world tight end Tony Gonzalez isn’t feeling Martellus Bennett, Devin McCourty, LeGarrette Blount and other New England Patriots who are boycotting the White House.

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Look, Gonzalez isn’t one of those super pro-Trump supporters; he just feels like those fellas are missing out on an opportunity to voice their concerns with the dicktator-in-chief.

“If they don’t wanna go, that’s their right,” Gonzalez told TMZ Sports.“For me, I think that’s silly.

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“If you’ve got a problem, go there and meet him! Say something! That’s your opportunity to get your voice out there, to get heard,” he said. “Tell him what’s on your mind ... maybe he’ll listen.”

I think Gonzalez has the wrong impression of who we are dealing with, but the sentiment is nice.

Read more at TMZ Sports. 

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I guess this is reasonable? If you haven’t noticed that Trump is the opposite of a reasonable human being. Football players NOT showing up at his otherwise-empty rental will make FAR more of an impact than anything any of them could say to him in person. Plus, they will all definitely be ordered not to say anything to him under penalty of whatever. Pretty shit take there, Tony.