It's a curious statement to say the best. "I could say that with confidence". You can not do it if you've kneeled. The country is well divided on what and where it is appropriate to protest racial injustice, with many viewing the protest as anti-American and an insult to the military. And don't do it if you're rich, you ungrateful son of a bitch.
"Unless you're ESPN commentator Jemele Hill, criticizing the president on your private Twitter feed, then that is a fireable offense too", Noah said, referencing an earlier Trump controversy.
"You think black Americans are free from the worry of being shot by agents of the state?" asked Noah in disbelief.
"Let's just take a step back and consider how embarrassing it is that news anchors now have to introduce comments from the president by warning little children to leave the room", Meyers said.
The comments made by President Donald Trump might have meant to turn professional athletes exercising their Constitutional rights into enemies of the state, but it appears to have had the opposite effect.
He then shouted to the audience: "Listen to this: Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden slams Trump over golf gif hitting Clinton Trump Jr. declines further Secret Service protection: report Report: Mueller warned Manafort to expect an indictment MORE is president".
In the end, Meyers landed on the same conclusion as Noah: "By now it should be clear to everyone who Trump is and what he represents". When black athletes peacefully protest racism and police brutality, Trump has no trouble summoning his outrage.
"But I do know he definitely prefers white people to black people", he added. Despite the majority of those who chose to kneel being black, the president insisted race wasn't a factor in his argument, tweeting on Monday, "The issue of kneeling has nothing to do with race".
The National Anthem protests aren't likely to stop anytime soon. "Just like your presidency".