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When the most decorated Olympian of all-time was given the honor of carrying the American flag into Maracana Stadium during the Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Rio games, the left went wild.

Why Michael Phelps, a successful white man?

Why not a black Muslim American who wears her hijab while fencing?

This meme explains…

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Correction*** Phelps now has 19 gold medals and 23 overall after winning the 4×100-meter freestyle relay with three of America’s best.

Before the opening ceremony, many among the Left had called upon Phelps to give up the honor of carrying the U.S. flag and instead allow Ibtihaj Muhammad to carry the flag. Several news outlets have published articles calling on Phelps to withdraw. Muhammad is an African American Muslim woman who has not won any Olympic medals, but is simply famous for wearing her hijab during fencing matches. This is another instance of political correctness gone wild in America.

Additionally, Muhammad is an outspoken critic of Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump. She claims his “hateful speech” is negatively affecting Muslims. “When you incite hateful speech and rhetoric like that, the people who say it never think about the repercussions and how that affects Muslims,” she told Time.

To be fair, this is Phelps’ fifth Olympics.

Ibtihaj Muhammad – who slammed America for feeling “unsafe all the time” – is competing in her first. She was ranked no. 8 in the world, but recently lost in the Round of 16 and will not medal.

That being said, Phelps is an American sporting legend.

He didn’t deserve to carry the flag, he earned it!

About Barry G. Morris

4 Comments

  1. Bill Ferry

    August 10, 2016 at 11:52 am

    The last ten words say it all ” He didn’t deserve to carry the flag, HE EARNED IT

  2. Rlr

    August 11, 2016 at 6:09 am

    Kim Rhode deserved it more

    • STEVE FINE

      August 11, 2016 at 5:45 pm

      NO!!!!

  3. leah

    August 11, 2016 at 8:01 pm

    he is a legend where in the world he shouldn’t be deserving on carrying the American flag he does represents the american winning all the gold medal so why would anyone say that he doesn’t deserve to carry the american flag. Idiots

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