Would she have told Bill Russell to “shut up and dunk” as he participated in the 1963 March on Washington and defended Muhammad Ali when he refused to serve in the military on the basis of his religious beliefs? suggesting Colin Kaepernick was a “son of a bitch” for his refusal to stand for the National Anthem in protest of the treatment of minorities by police, would she have told him to “shut up and pass”? All of these, by the way, are variants of the “Stick to sports” mantra that social media users spew out toward athletes, journalists and others who dare to comment on aspects of American life that fall strictly outside of the sports realm.
SHE FIRED BACK! https://t.co/5wCIyc46xs— DRUDGE REPORT (@DRUDGE_REPORT) February 18, 2018