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NFL QB Dak Prescott target of vicious attacks for defending anthem

“Free speech” advocates who support NFL anthem protesters lit into Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott for his comments about taking a knee during the anthem not being the “time or the venue” to protest.

Many of the criticisms directed at Prescott were racially charged.

Daily Wire:

After being called a “lemonade serving house negro” for his opinion by NY Daily News columnist Carron J. Phillips, Prescott told the press that he doesn’t regret his comments.

“Prescott received criticism from journalists, rappers, comedians and some fellow NFL players,” the Star-Telegram reports. “His own Twitter and Instagram pages have been bombarded by a number of unflattering memes and comments.” One of the most egregious responses came from Phillips

Prescott answered some of the criticism with class:

But while Prescott says he’s certainly “not oblivious” to the at-times vicious and racially-charged backlash, he’s not going to let it influence his opinion.

“I am not oblivious to it,” Prescott told the Star-Telegram Tuesday after practice in Oxnard, California. “You get on social media, you see It. It doesn’t bother me. I said what I said. You have an opinion. Everyone else has an opinion. […]

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