San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid (35) and quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams in September 2016. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Photo: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Photo: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

New NFL anthem policy disrespects players and fans, the left says

From The New York Times: “By deciding to fine teams whose players protest racism during the flag salute, the league has given in to the president’s demagogy.”

2. NFL kneeling isn’t just a protest. It’s a plea.

From The Washington Post: “The NFL’s decision to fine teams whose players protest publicly during the national anthem is another sign that plea is going unheard.”

3. NFL new national anthem kneeling policy enslaves black players, fans

From USA TODAY: “I should be surprised, but sadly, I'm not.”

‘We get our NFL back,’ the right says