The bizarre twist, though, was that the White House tried to besmirch the Eagles by associating them with players who took a knee during the playing of “The Star-Spangled Banner” at its games — a knee that the Eagles never took during the regular season. The players on other teams who did kneel say they are protesting police violence against minorities; Trump claims they are showing disrespect for the flag and the anthem.
Here’s how some American cartoonists weighed in on the whole debacle that was a fumbled political football:
R.J. MATSON (CQ Roll Call):
DARRIN BELL (WPWG):