LOUISVILLE, Ky. – When he took the knee, John Calipari must have known what was going to happen.
He has lived in Kentucky, one of the reddest states in America, since 2009. In the November presidential election, Donald Trump garnered 62% of the state’s vote and won 118 out of 120 counties, the only exceptions being the two largest, Jefferson and Fayette. , which is respectively home to the University of Louisville and the University of Kentucky. Jefferson may be the only county in the state that isn’t a predominantly British fan base, and even here the following Big Blue is sizable.
In other words, it stands to reason that the fans who passionately follow the Calipari team are extremely conservative Republicans. And conservative Republicans are overwhelmingly not in favor of athletes kneeling in protest during the national anthem – especially varsity athletes. And yet, Cal was joining his Kentucky players on one knee before the Wildcats played in Florida on Saturday, three days after the murderer …
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