As you've heard by now, Nike decided to pull the sale of a Betsy Ross American flag themed sneaker this week after woke and washed up athlete Colin Kaepernick complained it is tied to racism.
But there's just one huge problem with that argument:
Democrats running for president have officially lost it.— Tim Murtaugh (@TimMurtaugh) July 3, 2019
Beto & Castro strongly imply that the Betsy Ross flag is a symbol of hatred. Do the rest of the Dems agree?
Pictured here, of course, is the notorious flag prominently featured at President Obama's 2nd inauguration. pic.twitter.com/yfM9U8rG7Z
Attention Nike: The flag Colin Kaepernick told you was unacceptable on your shoes was displayed rather prominently at Barack Obama's inauguration. https://t.co/zbeXx2CFZc— Byron York (@ByronYork) July 3, 2019
.@Kaepernick7 told @Nike the #BetsyRoss flag is an offensive symbol because of its “connection to an era of slavery.”— The Daily Signal (@DailySignal) July 3, 2019
(Pictured: President Obama's 2013 inauguration featuring the Betsy Ross flag, recognizing her connection to the abolition movement) https://t.co/r1orRaIjMm pic.twitter.com/NBSHXTWwmE
Betsy Ross was and still is an American hero. Her flag was part of the birth of the greatest nation on earth. We should be eternally grateful for her service to the country.