Hendrik Hertzberg on Muck Rack

Hendrik Hertzberg

New York, NY
Staff Writer — The New Yorker
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Longtime @NewYorker staffer. @NationInstitute editorial director. Ex-speechwriter (Carter), ex-TNR (editor 2x) ex-Navy (LTJG), author “Politics," “¡Obámanos!”.

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@RickHertzberg — 19,717 followers, 991 tweets

Sep 24, 2017

Don’t professional football players generally have contracts? Or can owners just fire players at will, as if they were blackjack dealers?

Sep 24, 2017

Kneeling during the nation’s anthem is simply a respectful way of challenging the nation to live up to its professed values.

Sep 24, 2017

Kneeling is not aggressive. Unlike shouting slogans or blocking entrances, kneeling cannot be said to impinge on anybody else’s liberties. https://t.co/1W9p9yAKIe

Sep 24, 2017

Kneeling is what people do when praying. It’s arguably MORE respectful than just standing there.

Sep 24, 2017

What on earth is disrespectful about silently kneeling during the national anthem?

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