“There, fixed it for you. #maga,” the president’s eldest son wrote on Instagram Wednesday.
Nike’s ads featuring Kaepernick are part of the company’s 30th anniversary “Just Do It” campaign. They feature the sports star with the tagline: “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything.” The line is a reference to Kaepernick’s peaceful and silent protest against police brutality and racial inequality that involved him kneeling during the national anthem when he was in the NFL. Kaepernick is currently a free agent.
Since launching its Kaepernick campaign earlier this week, Nike has been at the center of a social media firestorm, with many conservatives burning Nike merchandise in protest of the partnership.
The president offered his own input, as he’s wont to do: