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Man Points Out The Irony Of People Who Are Screaming About Respecting The American Flag

By Tom.

At a campaign rally in Alabama on Friday, Donald Trump set off a firestorm when he suggested that athletes who kneel during the national anthem are disrespecting the American flag and should be fired.

While a debate has raged since then between those on both sides of the issue, comedian and progressive political commentator John Fugelsang noticed a common thread among those who agree with Trump.

Fugelsang tweeted on Saturday,  "I like when people who told me to respect the Confederate Flag last month scream about respecting the US Flag this month." He added the hashtag, "Take The Knee," referring — of course — to the protests being led by NFL superstar Colin Kaepernick in the form of kneeling during the National Anthem.