President Trump lashed out at Nike for the second time this week, expressing his fury over the brand’s controversial 30th anniversary ad campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick.
Trump wrote in a tweet posted Wednesday: ‘Just like the NFL, whose ratings have gone WAY DOWN, Nike is getting absolutely killed with anger and boycotts. I wonder if they had any idea that it would be this way?’
He also called out the NFL in the tweet and added: ‘As far as the NFL is concerned, I just find it hard to watch, and always will, until they stand for the FLAG!’
On Tuesday, the president blasted the famed footwear brand and said that making the former NFL player and social rights activist the face of the ‘Just Do It’ campaign sends a ‘terrible message.’
Trump spent months going after players who kneeled for the National Anthem to protest the treatment of minorities in the criminal justice system.
‘I think it’s a terrible message and a message that shouldn’t be sent. There’s no reason for it,’ Trump told the DailyCaller.
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Source: Daily Mail