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Liberal News Media Praise NFL Quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s Decision to Sit During the National Anthem

Colin Kaepernick, who is not a stranger to controversy, is battling for the starting job for the NFL franchise San Francisco 49ers. Over the weekend, he was sitting down during the playing of the American National Anthem and gave an interview to NFL.com on why he did so [1], which was due to his perceptions of how black Americans have been mistreated in America.

The liberal media pounced on it, running headlines like the following, which appear to defend Kaepernick’s decision:

ABC News: “49ers QB Colin Kaepernick says his stand ‘is for people that don’t have the voice’ [2]

CBS News: “Controversy continues over 49ers’ Colin Kaepernick decision not to stand for anthem [3]

CNN: “NFL star Colin Kaepernick sits in protest during national anthem [4]

NBC News: “49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick defends national anthem protest [5]