I don’t hate; it’s not really in my nature. I fake-hate on a regular, tho. Like, I will fake-hate on Cam Newton’s goofy outfits, but if really asked, I don’t care how he dresses. I fake-hate this bullshit iPhone 8, but I don’t know if there is a better phone because of that research and Googling work that I’m not willing to do. I fake-hate mumble rap, although I find some of it listenable and even enjoyable, but in mixed company I have no problem hating on it because I was in high school during the golden era of hip-hop (1994).
But I am really starting to hate President Donald Trump. I’m beginning to hate his comb-over and his tiny fingers and his tweets. Now he thinks the fact that the NFL is considering having players stay inside the locker room during the national anthem is as “bad” as kneeling during the national anthem.
Trump tweeted, “The NFL is now thinking about a new idea - keeping teams in the Locker Room during the National Anthem next season. That’s almost as bad as kneeling! When will the highly paid Commissioner finally get tough and smart? This issue is killing your league!” ESPN reports.
Make no mistake about it: All of this energy that Trump puts toward the NFL comes from two places, and both of them are hate-filled. The first reason is that Trump is a vindictive dirtbag who can’t get over the fact that his attempt to own an NFL team was denied, and he has no idea what he’s doing as president, so he just keeps going back to what works for him, which is basically tweeting.
The rumor is that the NFL is thinking about changing the rules next season to prevent players from protesting on the sidelines.
Of course, this isn’t the first time that Trump has criticized players protesting during the anthem and the NFL’s handling of said players. During a rally in Alabama in September, Trump said: “Wouldn’t you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, ‘Get that son of a bitch off the field right now. Out. He’s fired! He’s fired!’”
Hopefully the president can find some business and just kind of be there, you know, in his business, and kindly STFU about the NFL, a league that, while deplorable, still has limits and wouldn’t let him in.
Read more at ESPN.