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Ted Cruz calls for boycott of ‘rich spoiled athletes who dishonor our flag’


Sen. Ted Cruz on Monday called for a boycott of “rich spoiled athletes” who refuse to stand during the national anthem.

“To all the athletes who have made millions in America’s freedom: stop insulting our flag, our nation, our heroes,” the Texas Republican tweeted in response to ESPN analyst Jalen Rose, who praised professional football players for protesting the U.S. flag.

“Here’s a peaceful protest,” Mr. Cruzcontinued, “never buy another shoe, shirt, or jersey of rich spoiled athletes who dishonor our flag.”

Multiple black NFL players have joined San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick in sitting down or kneeling during “The Star Spangled Banner” in a protest against police brutality and racial bias, The Hill reported. – READ MORE

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