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Take the Knee: Mark Hamill, J.K. Rowling, Michael Moore, and Others Respond to Donald Trump’s NFL Tantrum

More players kneeled before today's NFL games than ever before.

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As is often the case, Donald Trump’s most recent Twitter tantrum has resulted in widespread condemnation — even from frequent allies. More players than ever before kneeled during the national anthem before several NFL games today, less than 48 hours after Trump referred to former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick as a “son of a bitch” for doing so last season. Here’s what prominent voices from the film and TV world have to say.

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