Donald Trump Drags Usain Bolt Into Anthem Controversy, But Twitter’s Not Having It (VID + TWEETS)

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Donald Trump, looking to rope anyone he can into his little Anthem crusade, has taken to Twitter (naturally) to share a video of Usain Bolt stopping mid-interview to stand and face the flag for the Star-Spangled Banner following a race.

Trump called him “one of the greatest athletes of all time” in the Tweet. Check it out:

For starters, that video is from the 2012 Olympics. Secondly, what does Usain Bolt have to do with any of this?

Twitter has similar feelings, and they shared them with the U.S. President:

It also turns out that Bolt is pro-protest:

Just another day in the life of American politics, which are weirder than they’ve ever been.

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