Twitter Is Shredding Trump Apart Over Hypocritical Tweet On Police Protest
Donald Trump took to Twitter on Friday to rant that police have every right to protest, which is true because everyone has that right. But this tweet came a day after Trump said that he wants to deport anyone who kneels during the national anthem.
Trump had initially attacked former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick who was the first NFL player to kneel during the national anthem in protest of police violence against black people. He went as far as getting the NFL to change their policy that players and teams will be fined if anyone kneels during the anthem.
After the NFL announced their new policy, Trump said that any player that wants to kneel during the national anthem should be deported.
That’s why Trump should not have the audacity to say that police has the right to protest when he took that right away from the black community.
“Chicago Police have every right to legally protest against the mayor and an administration that just won’t let them do their job. The killings are at a record pace and tough police work, which Chicago will not allow, would bring things back to order fast…the killings must stop!”
Chicago Police have every right to legally protest against the mayor and an administration that just won’t let them do their job. The killings are at a record pace and tough police work, which Chicago will not allow, would bring things back to order fast…the killings must stop!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 25, 2018
Trump received major backlash for his claims. Here’s how people reacted:
But Colin Kaepernick and other NFL players don’t have the right to legally protest peacefully on the football field in regards to African Americans being killed BY police officers!? Quite the double standard there.
— Fookin Pikey (@Krush59) May 25, 2018
It’s interesting that when #StephonClark was murdered in Sacramento the statement from the White House was, “it’s a local matter.”
Now, when circumstances fit Trump’s racist agenda, he’s putting his two cents in on a “local matter.”#Hypocrite
— Bishop Talbert Swan (@TalbertSwan) May 25, 2018
But NFL players get fined. Riiigggghhhtttt ✋🏻
— UnsilentMajority 🌹 (@The_UnSilent_) May 25, 2018
First it was immigrants “infesting” sanctuary cities.
Then it was NFL players who should leave this country.
Now it’s an old favorite: Chicago/crime (I.e. POC).
Next up on the hit list: Muslims!
Gotta toss some dog bones to your anti-Semitic base.
— BrwnLady🌹 (@StrawGirl52) May 25, 2018
You didn't seem to approve of this Black Lives Matters protester at your rally.
In fact you threw them out. pic.twitter.com/oapNQmCXhE
— Red T Raccoon (@RedTRaccoon) May 25, 2018
But NFL players can't protest? Got it.
— Dave (@baltimoredavey) May 25, 2018
So @NFL players can't protest peacefully abt police brutality & racial discrimination, BUT, Chicago police officers CAN protest peacefully abt being tougher on the job? Gotcha #DoubleStandards #PoliceBrutality #TrumpIsARacist #KneelWithThePlayers #FuckTrump#Resist
— Darren (@Darren_2502) May 25, 2018
So you’re OK with protests if they’re done by people you like? Good to know. HYPOCRITE!
— Donalds Daddy (@DonaldsDaddy45) May 26, 2018
What the fůck are you even talking about?
You know who else has the right to protest? NFL players, and they will…
A pretend dictator wannabe isn't going to infringe our rights. People seem to be forgetting you aren't a real President, you traitor.
Enough is enough, already.
— Jason Jones (@NotOnMyWatch83) May 26, 2018
I agree, people ALWAYS have a right to protest peacefully… Cops, Rosa Parks, Ghandi, women's rights activist, NFL players….everyone
— ronnie skeens (@rskeens41) May 26, 2018