Mike Sielski: Donald Trump showed his true colors long ago, to Colin Kaepernick and the Eagles

PHILADELPHIA — In June 2018, a couple of colleagues and I boarded an Amtrak train to Washington, D.C., to cover an event that wasn’t happening. The Eagles, four months removed from their victory in Super Bowl LII, were supposed to visit the White House that day, to celebrate and be honored for their championship. But so many of them objected to President Trump — his language, his behavior, the ideas and intentions underpinning both — and declined to make the trip that the team’s contingent promised to be a few coaches and players, nothing more. In turn, Trump, with his customary grace, rescind…

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