The N.F.L. Protests and the Future of the Anti-Trump Movement

In the course of forty-eight hours, Trump managed to declare a kind of war against an institution and culture with which he was broadly aligned. He declared that athletes who persisted in kneeling during the anthem should not be allowed to play, and imagined himself as a team owner: “Get that son of a bitch off the field right now. He’s fired!”

Benjamin Wallace-Wells of The New Yorker shares his take on the matter in the article below.