ESPN Anchor Targets Advertisers For ‘America’s Team’ After Owner Takes Stand Against National Anthem Protest
By Brian Flood, Fox News // October 9, 2017
'ESPN's entire future as business is tied to NFL'
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(FOX NEWS) – The ESPN anchor who called President Trump a “white supremacist” on Twitter last month is now calling for a boycott of advertisers aligned with “America’s Team.”
Jemele Hill, host of “SC6,” called on fans to take indirect action against the Dallas Cowboys after owner Jerry Jones told players they would be benched if they didn’t stand up during the national anthem.
“Change happens when advertisers are impacted,” Hill wrote. “If you strongly reject what Jerry Jones said, the key is his advertisers.”
Jones issued his edict before the Cowboys’ game Sunday against the Green Bay Packers. It came after amid a backlash against players “taking a knee” during the national anthem, driven in part by President Trump’s angry denouncement of what some players say is legitimate social protest.
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