Lions Whisper: Thoughts on President Trump’s comments regarding the NFL

On September 23, 2017, President Trump commented on NFL players who don’t stand  during the National Anthem. He said, “If players want the privilege of making millions of dollars in the NFL, or other leagues, he or she should not be allowed to disrespect our great American flag and should stand for the National Anthem. If not, YOU’RE FIRED. Find something else to do!” Galileo students and staff had their own opinions on the situation.

He’s dumb and people should follow what they believe. -William Lee (Fr.)

I feel that everyone has the right to freedom of speech. Whatever President Trump says about the NFL doesn’t affect me at all. -Sargent Hardee (JRTOC/PE Teacher)

I feel like what President Trump did was stupid and what happens in the NFL should not concern him. -Erica Garcia (So.)

President Trump is being disrespectful to the NFL players, everyone has an right to what they believe in. -Taylor M. (Jr.)

It’s immature, it’s not something he should be focusing on because it’s just something we watch as people and cause he is the President and should be focusing on the problems within the country. -Eduardo Melendez (Sr.)

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