In past years, I had a front-row seat on Sunday, Monday and Thursday nights in my living room, watching NFL football. I loved it! Last year, I attended the Super Bowl in Houston and saw the game of all games with a Tom Brady, come-from-behind victory. I am a football fan.
However, President Trump said what millions of Americans, including myself, feel. You may not like our president, but he doesn’t take a poll before he says what he believes. He doesn’t check with his “political correctness advisers” like Barack Obama and Bill Clinton did before making a statement. Donald J. Trump is a great leader and is earning my respect as president.
Trump marches to the beat of his own drum. That drumbeat is the same sound he listened to as a businessman, taking risks, borrowing money, creating jobs and making millions. The guy is nothing but remarkable. Do I like everything he tweets and does? No! Do I respect his leadership? Yes! He understands the heartbeat of America.
When millionaire athletes refuse to honor America and pay homage to the men and women who died for our freedom, and instead, choose to use their field of occupation to make a statement, then I can choose to turn the channel. I will not give my time or attention to spoiled-brat, millionaire athletes. Their kneeling or fist-raising might be acceptable in some arenas, but not in my living room.
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SOURCE: USA Today