Navarro Defends NFL Protests: 'Who Died & Made You Judge of Blackness?'

NewsBusters | 10/12/2017 | Staff
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On Thursday's New Day, during a discussion of whether the NFL should require players to stand during the National Anthem, conservative CNN commentator Ben Ferguson and liberal Republican CNN commentator Ana Navarro got into a heated debate after Ferguson called Colin Kaepernick a "fraud" because he used the Flag to protest provocatively without even taking the time to vote.

Navarro inserted race into the discussion as she complained that it was "white" of Ferguson to make his complaint, and exclaimed: "Who died and made you the judge of blackness -- to tell Colin what's'-his-name that the fact he voted or not allows him to have a political opinion?" After Navarro complained that Ivanka Trump should be called a "fraud" for not voting previously, Ferguson suggested the same could be said of Navarro because she claims to be a Republican after voting for Hillary Clinton.

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After Ferguson asserted that some of the NFL players who protest are "frauds" because they did not vote, Navarro...
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