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NFL owner slams Trump’s attack on national anthem protesters

New York Post
NFL owner slams Trump’s attack on national anthem protesters

The owner of the NFL’s Carolina Panthers slammed President Trump on Thursday, saying his attack on players’ national anthem protest is “the biggest pile of bull-dinky ever.” Hedge fund mogul David Tepper, who bought the Panthers in May for $2.2 billion, said Trump is flat-out wrong for attacking the protesting players as being unpatriotic. NFL players are the “most patriotic people” in the country — with substantial charitable contributions to their local communities, Tepper said in an interview on CNBC. Tepper did not mention Trump by name, instead seemingly referring to him as “Howdy-Doody” and as the “red-headed guy in DC.” During the interview, the hedgie recited the Pledge of Allegiance,