Andrea Mitchell of NBC called the NFL hypocrites for their new rule making stand for the anthem when on the field.
“The hypocrisy is so profound,” Mitchell said. “Take a look at any NFL stadium, and people are getting hot dogs, people are getting beers. They’re not standing and saluting the anthem, for a large part. They’re not. They’re distracted. They’re fans at an event. And the fact that the players do not have this freedom of speech and that no one is even thinking about Colin Kaepernick … who’s been basically blackballed and can’t be hired — it’s just outrageous.”