Americans were shocked to see footage of riots in cities across America over the weekend.

President Trump has called on Governors and Mayors to crack down on those lighting fires, committing acts of vandalism and violence, and looting private property.

But CNN published an op-ed from a former NFL spokesman calling on the Minnesota Vikings to do something outrageous to appease rioters.

Former NFL spokesman – and White House Press Secretary for Bill Clinton – penned an op-ed for CNN calling on the Minnesota Vikings to sign Colin Kaepernick.

“I think the teams were wrong for not signing him. Watching what’s going on in Minnesota, I understand how badly wrong we were,” Lockhart claimed.

“Colin Kaepernick,” Lockhart argued, “became the symbol of black men being treated differently than white men in America.

“That symbol of racial injustice was reinforced every day that Colin sat on the outside of the football world.”

Colin Kaepernick ignited a firestorm with his anti-American anthem protests during the 2016 football season.

Though only a handful of players joined in with his disrespectful act at first, eventually the entire league joined in during the 2017 season after President Trump said NFL owners should handles anthem protestors by saying “Get that son of a bitch off the field right now, he’s fired!”

Trump was only saying what many Americans thought, and the NFL spent an entire season alienating their once loyal fans by siding with Kaepernick in favor of the anti-American anthem protests.

Lockhart no longer works for the NFL, which is probably a good things for the league.

Like many radical left-wingers in America, it’s clear in addition to suffering from Trump Derangement Syndrome, he suffers from a severe case of “white guilt.”

“I’m a product of white privilege and all that goes with that,” Lockhart says in his op-ed.

The NFL for its part responded to Lockhart’s proposal by saying, “Colin is a free agent. Clubs may sign him if they choose to do so.”

Kaepernick was given a workout with the NFL last year and had the opportunity to show scouts whether or not he still had it.

Instead, he chose to turn it into a self-serving publicity stunt.

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