Way to use a headline to drive that anti-American narrative, guys. Do you EVER stop?
Kaepernick sits out the anthem. Days later, Progressives are trying to move that ball down the field: T’he Star Spangled Banner is all about slavery so we need to ditch it’.
The Daily Caller reports:
“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.
I wonder if Colin Kaepernik critics realize the Star Spangled Banner was written by a slave owner to defend slavery? https://t.co/7HypQ81T3x
— Tariq Nasheed (@tariqnasheed) August 27, 2016
“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.
They also predict that like other Americana before it, there is a good chance that revisionist PC police will succeed in turning public opinion against it and eventually erase it.
This is what historical anachronism looks like.
What was he really singing about? A foreign army came in. This was the same foreign army that had torched the White House less than a month earlier.
There was an intense naval battle. So much was riding on the outcome of that battle. When the sun went down, it was unclear which side would claim victory.
And then the dawn broke. And the flag was still waving. THIS is the swell of emotion that poured into that beloved song.
Anyone who really thinks this was a carefully crafted treatise on the pros and cons of slave-holding is pushing an agenda.
What would YOU Say to the historical arsonists who would rather replace this song with (as one twitter egg suggested) Beyonce’s ‘Formation’. Leave them a message in the comments!