Last Year’s Johnny Cash “Ragged Old Flag” Super Bowl Commercial Sparked Colin Kaepernick Debate

Ahead of the Super Bowl last year, Fox and the NFL debuted a brand new commercial featuring Johnny Cash’s “Ragged Old Flag.”

The commercial was dubbed a “Tribute to America,” and featured Medal of Honor recipient Kyle Carpenter and families of 9/11 victims, as well as various scenes of the American Flag throughout history.

It’s the kind of commercial that can stop you in your tracks, give you goosebumps and make you think about the men and women that died to protect that flag.

But for many others, they saw it as a direct shot at Colin Kaepernick.

Others felt it was a shot at Kaepernick as well, but one that he deserved.

A similar commercial, using the patriotic Cash song, aired ahead of the Super Bowl in 2017 as well.

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