Always ready voice his opinions, former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling recently posted on Facebook, criticizing President Barack Obama for his “intentional slight” to America’s history.
Schilling is referring to Obama’s decision to host Super Bowl Champions, the Denver Broncos at the White House on Monday June 6. The problem with this, according to Schilling, is June 6 is the anniversary of D-Day.
Calling the Normandy Invasion, which took place June 6, 1944, “the greatest invasion mankind has ever known,” Shilling said that on this date the sacrifices of the nation’s greatest generation should be remembered.
Continuing his post, Schilling said the president clearly has “zero concern with public opinion,” and added, “you’re the president, you get what you want when you want it, this is again an intentional slight at our past.”
Shilling also used Twitter to make his thoughts known.
@DaddmaxxTim His willful ignorance is deafening is it not? How about D-Day veterans? Host them for the day? For someone who screams from the
— Curt Schilling (@gehrig38) June 1, 2016
This is not the first controversial remark Schilling has made. His employment with ESPN was recently terminated after he posted a controversial meme on Facebook.
The meme, which dealt with the transgender bathroom controversy, pictured a man, dressed like a woman. The caption read, “Let him into the restroom with your daughter or else you’re a narrow-minded, judgmental, unloving racist bigot who needs to die!!!”
Following the post. ESPN issued a statement: “ESPN is an inclusive company. Curt Schilling has been advised that his conduct was unacceptable and his employment with ESPN has been terminated.”