THE ONLY WAY KAEPERNICK WILL STAND FOR THE FLAG
Not to let a good crises go to waste. Liberals are lining up behind Colin Kaepernick, the failed quarterback in order to destroy another American institution. Liberals hate everything about America right down to the National Anthem. The current argument is that since Francis Scott Key owned slaves The Star Spangled Banner must be an evil thing, just like the Founding Fathers should be hated, so should Key. But of course, it’s not really about Key at all, it’s about America.
Earlier this year, liberals insisted we do away with America, the Beautiful. My suggestion that liberals who hate America should pick a country they like and move there without hesitation. But it’s not all their fault. It’s also the fault of self proclaimed conservatives who are not conservative at all. Right now, every American loving voter should be out in force trying to throw Hillary and other liberals under the bus. With a NeverTrumper under each arm.
The National Review Magazine is a perfect example. They claim to be standing on principal and standing up for conservatism in their rabid hatred of Donald Trump. Here’s the thing. In 2012, they endorsed Mitt Romney. Mitt Romney a conservative? Oh, please. And when John Boehner resigned, who did they endorse? Paul Ryan. I cancelled my subscription from that rag. We all need to rise up against liberals and liberal magazines.
Francis Scott Key owned twenty slaves and an original verse of the Star Spangled Banner referred to slavery. Even though we don’t use it, it’s racist to sing it.
“I wonder if Colin Kaepernik critics realize the Star Spangled Banner was written by a slave owner to defend slavery?” Tweeted self-described anti-racism strategist Tariq Nasheed.
“Almost no one seems to be aware that even if the U.S. were a perfect country today, it would be bizarre to expect African-American players to stand for ‘The Star-Spangled Banner,’” Jon Schwarz writes in the Intercept piece. “Why? Because it literally celebrates the murder of African-Americans.”
At issue is the third verse of the song, which ends with the lines:
No refuge could save the hireling and slave
From the terror of flight or the gloom of the grave,
And the star-spangled banner in triumph doth wave
O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave.
Francis Scott Key wrote the song the morning after the British bombarded Fort McHenry toward the end of the War of 1812, when he saw the American flag still waving. In these lines of the third verse he’s celebrating the death of slaves and mercenaries who opted to fight for the British in exchange for their freedom following the war.
So what should we replace the anthem with? Here a list of the progressives favorites
I’d Like to Buy the World a Coke
Don’t let them tear apart America anymore. Stand up for the National Anthem. Literally.