The NFL has had its fair share of controversy in recent years. Even as the league struggled to plan a return after the lockdowns, lingering scandals from past seasons reemerged.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell appeared to give into public pressure by apologizing and allowing players to kneel during the National Anthem.
Despite fans’ outrage and promises to boycott their teams, Goodell’s decision seems to have given permission for multiple teams to consider signing Kaepernick.
But one NFL coach is rejecting this new wave of social justice. And he’s standing with President Trump:
Washington Redskins defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio took aim at critics who slammed him for supporting President Trump after he sent out a series of political tweets Tuesday night, saying he’s “100% for America.”
Here’s his tweet:
I’m 100% for America, if you’re not you can kiss my A$$
Why it matters:
As social justice and radical activism take over public life, few companies or figures are willing to stand against it.
It’s clear that most Americans—by a wide margin—reject these radical moves to rewrite our culture, pastimes, or history (as seen by the reaction to the kneeling scandal and support for films like Gone with the Wind).
Yet many corporations side with the leftists, who seek to destroy the fabric of American culture. Celebrities, performers, and public figures are quick to bend the kneel to mob rule.
Jack Del Rio appears unfazed by the ongoing demands to embrace leftism in our sports and culture.
It appears he is siding with conservatives and pro-American fans, not leftists who seek to pull the strings of our society.
He might do this at great risk to his career. Social justice warriors have a tendency to “cancel” anyone that dares disagree with them.
Pressure might grow for the team to force Del Rio to apologize or outright fire him.
It possible that if more public figures follow this coach’s lead, companies will learn not to cower to the mob.
- NFL commissioner retracted his prior position, bending to demands by radical leftists.
- Washington Redskins coach Jack Del Rio is opposing public pressure, saying he’s 100% American.
- His show of patriotism is a direct revolt to the common trend by companies and public figures to bow to the left.