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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, who lead the league in its capitulation to the hard left, oft-violent Black Lives Matter political movement, must be proud.
An NFL star wide receiver drove the length of a miles long pro-Trump caravan with his middle finger displayed, essentially saying “f**k you” to Americans who support President Donald Trump’s reelection.
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins, representing the oppressed class in a Ferrari F8 Spider that retails around $274,000, came across the caravan Sunday on Arizona’s I-10 highway.
Hopkins was reportedly on his way to State Farm Stadium, where the Cardinals were playing the Seattle Seahawks.
— FOX 10 Phoenix (@FOX10Phoenix) October 26, 2020
In addition to flipping Trump supporters the bird — the vulgar response coming even though there were reportedly children in some of the vehicles — the player flashed a two-finger salute.
As seen below, a social media user claimed that Hopkins was driving recklessly and putting their lives in danger.
@DeAndreHopkins My 8 yr old son was in one of the cars you were swerving in and out of as you were disrupting the PHX Trump Train drive and trying to cause an accident. You’re a piece of trash. Make your political statements, but you out people at risk today. @espn @AZCardinals pic.twitter.com/7tAuuyM5Or
— Richard Williams (@rwilliams254) October 25, 2020
As for the reckless claim, traveling down the highway in a powerful sports car with no hands on the wheels would certainly qualify.
Though, for some Kool-Aid drinkers, as long as Hopkins played well they couldn’t care less about his irresponsible behavior — after all, orange man bad!
Deandre Hopkins flipped off a bunch of Trump supporters on his way to the stadium then put up 10 catches for 100 yards and a TD. Legend. pic.twitter.com/L1m2aijJfN
— Dylan (@dyllyp) October 26, 2020
April Garcia told AZ Central that the driver of the Ferrari was speeding and creating a dangerous driving situation.
“It’s scary when they are coming up fast and swerving into you,” she said, adding that there were other “intolerant” people throwing water and other objects at the caravan.
The paper reported that the Arizona Cardinals did not have an immediate comment, and the Arizona Department of Public Safety said it had no records of a traffic stop involving Hopkins.
As for Roger Goodell, he’s probably hiding under a desk unavailable for comment.
Hopkins has been very outspoken in his support of Black Lives Matter, and has voiced support for former player Colin Kaepernick, who began the movement of disrespecting the national anthem over alleged police brutality.
Here’s a quick sampling of responses to the story from Twitter.
It must be tough being oppressed by all that money, fancy cars and all. What a jerk! It’s time we boycott all these sports figures and stop throwing money at them so they too can experience the struggle we do.
— GFactor (@Girard49M) October 26, 2020
No matter how much money they make they can’t buy class!
— Jami Cannatella-Mgn (@jami3970) October 26, 2020
That’s a shame. I wonder how many of those Trump supporters are also Cardinals fans…
— michele lisee (@LiseeMichele) October 26, 2020
…and on his phone. That’s against AZ state law.
— Katie Perez (@KTthePEREZident) October 26, 2020
He should have been arrested. Anyone else would have.
— Larry Joe Freeman (@LarryJoeFreeman) October 26, 2020
Can’t fix ignorant. Great WR but needs to get up to speed politically.
— Josh Barnett for Congress (AZ-07) (@BarnettforAZ) October 26, 2020
Wow, and the NFL wonders why their ratings … are down.😂
— Say What ?? (@d0u6_) October 26, 2020
Not a good look,@DeAndreHopkins. I am a huge Clemson fan, and I cheered you on while you played at Clemson and for the Texans. I have tried to be supportive even with your bad attitude. No longer.
— Angela Carson (@angelacarson09) October 27, 2020
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