Mike Ditka did a phone interview with Newsmax, the midway home for wayward Fox News personalities and greenback retailer model of Mike Gundy’s favorite ultra-Trumpy “news network” OAN, and instructed kneeling NFL gamers to “get the hell out” of America.
Ditka went on the same rant in July, however now, after Week 1 of the NFL season, he’s actually upset.
“I don’t actually perceive what you’re protesting,” Ditka stated. “I imply, I performed the sport, I coached the sport for a very long time, and it is unnecessary to me. You must get down in your fingers and knees and thank God each night time you could make the type of cash you may make taking part in soccer. … To me, it is unnecessary.”
Only a reminder, that this can be a man who coached quite a few Black gamers.
That is all fairly a flip for Ditka, who 4 years in the past known as a large swath of the Republican Occasion “a bunch of assholes.” Oh, no, wait, he stated that in regards to the “By no means Trump” wing of the celebration not getting in line to assist the longtime fraud’s presidential marketing campaign. Ah, properly, they’re nonetheless assholes.
“If you need good issues to occur you possibly can vote for him, and for those who don’t, you don’t,” Ditka stated in 2016. “However don’t bitch about it after the actual fact.”
Nonetheless ready on these good issues to occur. And apparently so is Ditka, a tragic, offended, confused outdated man who spent his life in soccer and doesn’t even prefer it anymore.
“For those who don’t like the sport, get out of it,” Ditka instructed Newsmax. He ought to take his personal recommendation.