Well, it seems that these people didn’t ask actual veterans about their stance. Many have said that they served because it gave Americans the freedom to protest in the exact manner that Kaepernick did.
This hashtag was selected because single-payer healthcare is a goal that is near and dear to Real Progressives. It might be the most important one considering health care costs are causing many issues with the economy in general.
In the end, only the American public suffers when too many of us succumb to fear politics. We can no longer think; we just end up fearing whatever bugbear-of-the-week that the 2 party system puts in front of us.
We cannot continue this path and expect the world to become a better place for our children. It is for this reason that we should consider solving the ills of our country with the prescription known as the Green New Deal.