(NEW YORK POST) -- The Cleveland police union will protest the national anthem in protest of national anthem protesters.
Under the thinking that you can’t protest a flag that doesn’t exist, the union said it will launch an upcoming counter-protest, in which they vow they won’t hold the American flag for a pregame ceremony during the Browns’ season opener Sept. 10. A dozen Browns players, including the first white anthem protester, took a knee during “The Star-Spangled Banner” in an Aug. 21 preseason game.
Union members had planned on participating in the flag ceremony prior to the kneel-downs. Cleveland Police Patrolmen’s Association president Steve Loomis told Cleveland.com that after Browns management and ownership had not stopped the team from protesting, they had to take action.
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