Virginia Gubernatorial Candidate Ed Gillespie Attacks NFL Players For Protesting Against Police Brutality
Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie is attacking NFL players who peacefully protest against police brutality of black people.
A new Gillespie campaign flyer shows a football player kneeling and the words: “You’d never take a knee… so take a stand on election day.”
In another gesture to his white conservative base, Gillespie has promised to ban sanctuary cities even though Virginia doesn’t have any.
Gillespie also promised preserve Virginia’s Confederate monuments, noted CBS News, which brought support for President Donald Trump on Twitter:
Ed Gillespie will turn the really bad Virginia economy #’s around, and fast. Strong on crime, he might even save our great statues/heritage!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 26, 2017