Mike Ditka Is Furious – Doubles Down On His Message To Anthem-Kneelers: ‘Get The Hell Out’
Mike Ditka just eviscerated anthem-kneeling NFL players once again, saying "if you can't respect this country, get the hell out of it."
Iron Mike has had it with the NFL’s campaign to appease the radical left. Of course, it’s hard to say if it was the black national anthem or the anthem-kneeling or the social justice messaging in end zones and on helmets that was the final straw for Hall of Famer, coach, and commentator Mike Ditka.
More and more NFL players are kneeling for the national anthem while the league does nothing to stop them. Yet few have been brave enough to speak out against the NFL out of fear they’ll become a target of the liberal mob themselves.
But Iron Mike is not one to back down from a fight!
I will always love Mike Ditka. pic.twitter.com/7a9VJV58rV
— Demure Shark (@thedemureshark) September 15, 2020
Mike Ditka Blasts Anthem-Kneeling … Again
This is not the first time Hall of Fame coach Mike Ditka spoke out to blast the players who disrespect America by kneeling during the national anthem. And this week, Da Coach is doubling down on the NFL’s anthem protests once again.
Fox News reported that when Colin Kaepernick first took a knee during the national anthem in 2016, Ditka told him to “get the hell out” of the country.
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Back in July, Ditka said this same thing to the players taking a knee during the anthem to protest police brutality.
When the NFL resumed this past week, more players than ever took a knee during the national anthem. That got Mike Ditka fired up.
So one of the greatest of all time was compelled to teach these younger players a lesson about respecting the flag once again.
‘Go To Another Country And Play Football There’
On Monday, Ditka told Newsmax TV:
“Football’s football. It’s not a complicated thing. You’re playing the game, you’re enjoying the game. You don’t like the game, get out of it. It’s not for protesting one way or the other. What color you are, what you think, this or that. You play football. That’s it. You’re privileged. You got a gift from God that you can play the game because you got a body you can do it with. I don’t really understand what you’re protesting. I played the game. I coached the game for a long time. It makes no sense to me.”
Not stopping there, Iron Mike sent the same message to players that he’s been sending since this NFL anthem-kneeling nonsense began.
“I would tell those players go to another country and play football there,” he said. “You don’t have to come out. You don’t have to come out if you go to another country. You can’t! Because the game’s only played in this country. And if you can’t respect this country, get the hell out of it.”
You can watch Mike Ditka deliver his message to anthem protesting players in the tweeted video below.
NFL 🏈: Hall-of-Fame coach Mike Ditka tells protesting players that if 'they can't respect this country, get the hell out of it.' [with Newsmax TV's @ShaunKraisman https://t.co/VlT7z8drtO] pic.twitter.com/E3jPCBrMdt
— Newsmax (@newsmax) September 14, 2020
Mike Ditka Hit The Nail On The Head
Once again, Ditka has hit the nail on the head here.
NFL players have gotten so full of themselves that they think we’ll actually listen to them when they lecture us about social justice and radical liberal politics.
In reality, the majority of Americans have no interest in paying any attention whatsoever in listening to the lectures of spoiled young athletes who are paid way too much money to toss a ball around a field.
With NFL ratings plummeting since this social justice push began, the league might want to start listening to what Ditka has to say.
The radical left may be louder, but it’s clear that there is a silent majority of Americans who firmly agree with Mike Ditka.