After 72 rounds of golf, the last thing on Tiger Woods’ mind was politics.
However, that didn’t stop ESPN from pressing forward with Trump-loaded questions.
Sadly, it was his show of respect that landed Tiger in hot water this time. We all know Tiger Woods isn’t a stranger to controversy. But never have the headlines boasted “Tiger Shows Respect.” But there’s a first time for everything.
As Fox News stated:
Woods was asked after the final round of The Northern Trust on Sunday about his relationship with Trump and urged people to respect the office of the president.
“He’s the president of the United States. You have to respect the office. No matter who is in the office, you may like, dislike personality or the politics, but we all must respect the office,” he said.
Tiger Woods is no longer black.
At least that’s what the Twitter frenzy said. Interestingly enough, Michael Jordan opted not to discuss politics time and again in his career. Jordan wanted his basketball skills to be his legacy, not his political commentary. But now that Trump’s in office, leftists want sports figures, Hollywood bigwigs, and anyone else holding the slightest bit of notoriety to attack Trump.
ESPN’s Max Kellerman wasted no time in expressing his disdain. He called it a “thoughtless statement dressed up as a thoughtful statement.”
Clay Travis was quick to point out the double standards our media outlets adhere to.
So @ESPN called @TigerWoods stupid and questioned his blackness because he didn't rip @realDonaldTrump like they'd hoped. This is a transparent media double standard. Watch these clips & read this column on sports media bias: https://t.co/K1ytZAgTfc
— Clay Travis (@ClayTravis) August 28, 2018
Sports commentators get paid to report about sports. Yet, these days everyone wants to throw in their own political agendas. The reporters look for people to back their own ideas just to become opinionists by proxy.
Double Standards at Play
Woods first became famous for his talents on the golf course back in 1997. Since then, he’s played golf with actors, politicians, athletes, and all sorts of important people. Among them are three other presidents: George H W Bush, Bill Clinton, and Barack Obama. Funny, this is the first time Tiger ever faced scrutiny for his relationship with the Commander in Chief.
Sadly, Woods isn’t the only celebrity reporters bash over political differences. Kanye West, Kim Kardashian West, Kirstie Alley, Tom Brady, and many others are constantly roasted for supporting the Trump Administration.
Yet, someone like Colin Kaepernick is praised for disrespecting the very country responsible for his fairytale lifestyle.
Obviously, Kaepernick’s antics cost the NFL hundreds of millions of dollars. Those dollars pay athletes big fat checks, but they also support the philanthropic endeavors of the NFL. And Kaepernick wiped them out with his blatant show of disrespect. Still, the twisted leftist media known as Sports Illustrated gave Kaepernick the Mohammed Ali Legacy Award. It’s hard to fathom just how Kaepernick deserved such an honor.
Leftists Stick Together
Kaepernick isn’t the only leftist using his politics to keep his career alive. Has-been Hollywood insiders cling to the spotlight with their liberal agendas. People like Ashley Judd would be long forgotten if not for her anti-Trump Twitter spews and talk of women body parts. Most Americans find her repulsive now instead of the endearing way they used to perceive her.
Judd once claimed Muslim women held more rights than their American counterparts. Judd actually holds a degree in women’s studies. Yet she still believes women who can’t vote, drive, or own property have more freedom than she does. What realm does she live in?
The leftist media loves people like Kaepernick and Judd. They keep the liberal narrative alive. However, let someone like Tiger Woods suggest that we all show a little respect, and the left would have them burned him at the stake.