Carl Nassib went from hero to zero in record time. Hailed earlier this week by the Left for being the courageous first active homosexual player in the NFL, Nassib is now getting canceled by the Twitter mob because he is a registered Republican who voted for Donald Trump. Oh, the agony of it!
In the story “Why Carl Nassib Matters”, The Washington Postwrote, “CarlNassib’s presence is a symbol of progress — and a reminder of the perils facing gay men … amid a backdrop of “a new Republican push to target LGBTQ rights … ”
Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib became the first active openly gay NFL player, pride flags flew over Wrigley Field and San Antonio Spurs assistant Becky Hammon became the first woman finalist for an NBA head coaching vacancy.
President Joe Biden tweeted his support for Nassib coming out.:
Nassib’s jersey quickly became the NFL’s top seller, too.
Many major media were slow to address Nassib’s newfound political embarrassment, but The Patriot Daily Press blog reported … :
“Carl Nassib was praised widely in the mainstream media after he became the first openly gay NFL player active on a team’s roster, but others pounced on rumors that he’s a pro-Trump Republican to denounce him.”
Twitter’s cancellation mob included these among many disparaging responses to the horror of Nassib being GOP: