National Anthem Protests Are Becoming More Popular. You Can Thank Donald Trump.
Over the past month, President Trump has repeatedly stoked the controversy about protests during the national anthem at professional sporting events. He resumed that critique after Sunday’s National Football League games:
Two dozen NFL players continue to kneel during the National Anthem, showing total disrespect to our Flag & Country. No leadership in NFL!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 23, 2017
But have Trump’s objections to these protests pulled Americans to his side? No. In fact, …