OPINION: Every single player, manager, and coach took a knee during the National Anthem during last night’s Giants-Dodgers game–except for one player.
The MLB went full “BLM” for the season opener and made their statement during the Nation Anthem. Not only did they kneel, but they also held a black cloth before the national anthem.
These sports teams are angering large portions of their fan base by seeping politics into sporting games.
But one San Fransisco player gets it. Giants pitcher Sam Coonrod refused to kneel before the Black Lives Matter movement. Coonrod says his religion, and what he’s read about BLM, won’t allow him to “bend the knee.”
Objective reporting for the educated American.
Coonrod stood bravely behind first base while all his teammates kneeled.
"I'm a Christian, like I said, and I just can't get on board with a couple of things that I have read about Black Lives Matter."
— SF Giants on NBCS (@NBCSGiants) July 24, 2020
He is brave.
But he’s going to need a lot of support because now he’s on the “liberal mob” radar and they probably won’t stop until they force him to cave in and kneel.
This opinion piece was written by Missy Crane on July 24, 2020. It originally appeared in WayneDupree.com and is used by permission.
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