These American athletes—like the ones of the modern era—weren’t disrespecting the flag or the anthem but drawing attention to the bullshit those artifacts conceal. Bullshit like how a billionaire clown—a Reality TV game show host, a racist, sexist, xenophobic prick—has any podium whatsoever from which to further poison the minds of an ignorant society.
But hey, keep tweeting, man. Keep hiding in safe states like Alabama, or on safe media like Fox News. Stop hiding and this will go from protest to movement.
Then you’d better run.