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‘Never took a knee…’ Navy Admiral puts anthem protesters to shame while honoring vets at Pearl Harbor

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At one of Wednesday’s events marking the 75th commemoration of the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor, Navy Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr. made a not-so-subtle reference to NFLer Colin Kaepernick and his followers.

Clip via U.S. Department of Defense

Harris, who serves as commander, United States Pacific Command, found a stark contrast between the patriotism of those living during those times with that of those living today.

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“You can bet, that the men and women that we honor today and those who died that fateful morning 75 years ago never took a knee and never failed to stand when they heard our national anthem being played,” he said.

That earned him a huge round of cheers and applause, indicating that patriotism still lives in some corners of the country.

Surprisingly — or perhaps not so much — Harris’s observation brought the venom to the surface of those on the left.

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But others stuck up for the admiral and fired back.

H/T: Twitchy


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