Looks like the activist athletes have just found out that the American people are pissed.
Now, after intense backlash against teams and athletes who have disrespected the anthem or made America seem like a “terrible” place, athletes are having second thoughts about “protesting.”
The first group to backtrack is the WNBA.
And the woman who caved first is none other than Megan Rapinoe’s fiance Sue Bird – she’s one of the leaders of Team USA.
Daily Wire reported that WNBA players, who have been protesting racism all season by leaving the court during the national anthem, say they have decided not to continue their demonstration during the Olympics and will remain on the court during the “Star-Spangled Banner.”
Team captain Sue Bird, who is engaged to United States women’s soccer star — and woke icon — Megan Rapinoe, reportedly defended the decision to the media, claiming that the move was not “hypocritical” because she and her teammates were playing for Team USA, not individual cities.
“You are wearing USA jerseys, and it does change the conversation a little bit and what you’re representing,” Bird told The Associated Press, per the New York Post.
“With that, I don’t feel like a hypocrite in any way,” she added. “Everyone knows where we stand. I don’t think it contradicts anything since we’re actually doing the work.”
“Throughout the WBNA season, the four-time Olympic gold medalist and her teammates have remained in the locker room during ‘The Star-Spangled Banner,’” the Post noted.
It looks like they’ve got the memo. The American people are not amused by the activist athletes.
If you’re paying attention online, you can very quickly and easily see that the woke protests haven’t been welcome at the Tokyo Olympics.
And Americans aren’t as enthusiastic about the 2020 summer games because of those woke athletes. I’ve never been one to watch a lot of Olympics, but my family has always been “Olympic jumkies” and they haven’t even turned the games on once.
My family wants nothing to do with these idiotic athletes.
New reports show that more than 60% of Americans were unable to express excitement or interest in the summer games, and at least 45% of Americans confirmed they are NOT looking forward to the games in any capacity. Excitement was even lower among Republicans.
It’s a shame – but we’ve been warning these athletes forever about this “woke garbage.”
We’re done. They can do this stuff all they want now. We’ve walked away.
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