Elder Patriot – Sportswriters have long endured the pompous and arrogant head coach, Gregg Popovich. He has only held his job this long because he’s been provided with a string of great players.
Well, now Popovich has shown why virtually everyone around him respects him as a coach but think a lot less of him as a man.
Popovich has been drinking his own Kool-Aid for too long. Only he knows why he felt the need to wade into the NFL’s “kneeling” controversy but he did.
It all started innocently enough. Popovich was asked for his thoughts on President Trump’s tweet on Saturday, rescinding an invitation to the Golden State Warriors to visit the White House. Popovich laughed and said, “I thought it was comical that it was rescinded because they weren’t going to go anyway.” Okay, that’s fair.
Then, he couldn’t shut up and put his foot in his mouth:
“It’s like a sixth grader is going to have a party in his backyard and he finds out somebody might not come, so he disinvites them. Although it’s disgusting, it’s also comical.”
Really Gregg? Did you really want to compare the president of the United States to a sixth grader?
By the way Gregg President Trump rescinded the invitation before the Warriors made a final decision so, NO, your analogy doesn’t hold water.
A wise man once said, “when you find yourself in a hole, stop digging.” Popovich missed that memo.
Without any further prodding this supposedly intelligent man gave us some insight into just ho big a schmuck he is:
“People have to be made to feel uncomfortable, and especially white people, because we’re comfortable. We still have no clue of what being born white means.”
Uh.. sorry Pops but I have every idea what being born white in America means.
Then, as if to put a cherry on top of his poop pile he said “our country is an embarrassment to the world.”
Well, words have consequences and one patriot had enough. As post to Reddit, a Marine veteran who does millions of dollars in business with Spurs owner Peter Holt through Holt’s Caterpiller dealership let the Spurs owner know he was returning $2 million in rented equipment and was working to convince his friends in the construction industry to do the same:
Too many of these billionaires really believe they have the right to tell us how to live and what to do. We are finally letting them know that they wouldn’t be anything without our money – either via taxes from sweetheart deals, or as customers.
Thankfully, everyday Donald Trump is reminding us that together we are every bit as important as they like to believe they are.