John Kelly, General USMC (ret) and White House Chief of Staff held his first Press Conference since taking that position. He performance got high marks from the media as an example of how a “leader” interacts with the media. It is certainly worth a listen.
“I believe every American, when the national anthem is played, should cover their hearts and think about all the men and women who have been maimed and killed,” Kelly said. “Every American should stand up and think for three lousy minutes.”
Do individuals have a right to protest during the national anthem? Certainly. BUT, given your unique opportunity as an NFL player, if your protest isn’t linked to leadership action designed to remedy this problem you feel so strongly about — I think it you are a CLOWN.
We’ll talk about it.