Many American Olympic athletes are trying to virtue signal their wokeness by kneeling for the national anthem.
It’s having an impact on ratings, as lots of Americans are changing the channel.
During a recent interview, NFL legend Herschel Walker blasted these athletes for disrespecting America.
Breitbart News reports:
Herschel Walker Blasts Woke Olympic Protests: ‘If People Don’t Like the Rules, Why Are You Here?’
Football legend Herschel Walker recently sounded off about Olympians protesting the American flag and kneeling before games.
“People think I’m very harsh when I say this,” Walker told Fox News during an interview on Friday. “This is the United States of America, and if people don’t like the rules here — and there’s no doubt we can make some things better — but if people don’t like the rules here, why are you here?”
He also questioned if the Olympics is the “right place” for Americans to protest their own nation in light of athletes from other countries “who would love to represent the United States of America” if they had the opportunity.
Walker competed in the 1992 Olympics when he raced with Team USA’s two-man bobsled team. He described the experience as one of his proudest moments “coming from South Georgia and representing the United States.”
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“When I started seeing the United States flag and started seeing the people, the uniform, all my teammates from all different sports coming into that stadium — it almost brought a tear to my eye when I started thinking of where I grew up as a boy in my little hometown, and now having the chance to represent the United States of America,” Walker noted, adding, “I couldn’t have been more proud of anything.”
All these athletes are doing is turning off the people who are supposed to be watching the games.
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— The Daily Wire (@realDailyWire) July 23, 2021
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— New York Post (@nypost) July 23, 2021
No one wants to watch a politicized Olympics.
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