Making millions of dollars every year isn’t enough to satisfy athletes that decide to take a knee during the national anthem. Not only do they figuratively give the finger to their fans, but not one of them is protesting anything legitimately wrong with America. Are they protesting the crime in the inner cities, the black unemployment rate, the out-of-wedlock birth rate, or are they just patting themselves on the back?
The unemployment data from August once again shows little change. When Trump was a candidate, he blasted the BLS stats, saying that the situation was far worse than the numbers showed. Since taking office however, he acts as though BLS numbers are the gospel. He can’t have it both ways.