Chicago Cubs Affiliate Trolls Kaepernick over ‘Betsy Ross Flag’ Sneakers

Breitbart | 7/4/2019 | Warner Todd Huston
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The Tennessee Smokies, the Double-A affiliate to the Chicago Cubs, took a swipe at former NFL player Colin Kaepernick for his attacks on the “Betsy Ross Flag,” but soon deleted the social media post and apologized.

The “Betsy Ross Flag” sneakers, also known as Air Max 1, were supposed to be a celebration of American independence intended to coincide with the 4th of July celebrations. However, according to the Wall Street Journal, Nike decided to ditch the shoes after former NFL anthem-protester and Nike pitchman Colin Kaepernick raised concerns about the Betsy Ross flag evoking painful memories of a “connection to slavery.”

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With that story ringing in the news, the Tennessee Smokies jumped to Twitter to take a swing at Kaepernick for dissing America, NBC...
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