While Trump Stokes Division, Warnings Against Ignoring Ongoing Crisis in Puerto Rico

Small gesture, big moment: Electrifying to see over 100 NFL players, and some owners, fight for their rights by taking a knee, sitting down, locking arms or not showing up during the National Anthem – that fraught but too often empty symbol of democracy – and to see much of America support them. Have no doubt, those guys were standing together against racism and police brutality, and sending a message to our racist, divisive, vindictive Dolt-In-Chief: “Get that son of a bitch outta here.”

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